Re: [Rd] Documentation bug: Section 3.3.2 of R-Lang. (PR#9928)

From: Peter Dalgaard <P.Dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 11:25:53 +0200

S.P.Bird_at_damtp.cam.ac.uk wrote:
> Full_Name: Simeon Bird
> Version: 2.5.1
> OS: Linux
> Submission from: (NULL) (131.111.200.200)
>
>
> In the manual "The R Language Definition", section 3.3.2 reads:
>
> "3.3.2 Propagation of names
>
> propagation of names (first one wins, I think - also if it has no names?? —–
> first one *with names* wins, recycling causes shortest to lose names)"
>
> I'm not really sure what this is talking about.
>
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Several bits of the document have that kind of "proto-text" style and need to be rephrased in ordinary English.

What that particular paragraph was meant to describe is this:

> c(A=1)+c(b=2)

A
3
> c(A=1)+c(b=2,c=3)

b c
3 4
> c(1)+c(b=2)

b
3

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