Re: [Rd] nchar( NA )

From: Romain Francois <romain_at_r-enthusiasts.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 23:05:24 +0200

Le 18/06/10 22:58, Sarah Goslee a écrit :
> Hi Romain,
>
> Did you read the help for nchar?
>
> Value:
>
> For ‘nchar’, an integer vector giving the sizes of each element,

> currently always ‘2’ for missing values (for ‘NA’).
>
> It may be unexpected behavior, but it's *well-documented* unexpected behavior.

Oops. My scan of the help page was too quick. I did not see it.

Sorry for the noise.

> Sarah
>
> On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Romain Francois
> <romain_at_r-enthusiasts.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Is this expected ?
>>
>>> nchar( c( "", NA ) )
>> [1] 0 2
>>
>> Should not the second one be NA ?
>>
>> Romain

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