Re: R-beta: Latin-1 characters in R and X --> in next version

Peter Dalgaard BSA (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)
25 Nov 1997 20:22:19 +0100


To: Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Subject: Re: R-beta: Latin-1 characters in R and X --> in next version
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk>
Date: 25 Nov 1997 20:22:19 +0100
In-Reply-To: Martin Maechler's message of Tue, 25 Nov 1997 17:29:56 +0100

Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:

>=20
> You didn't say which version of R you are using;
>=20
> It is true that  0.50-a4 still doesn't properly work with these.
> However, I though Windows "Rsept" was somewhat newer...
>=20
> Anyway, in current source (unreleased) version, it's all nice :
>=20
> > M=E4chler <- 1:3
> > ls(pat=3D"^M")
> [1] "M=E4chler"
> > M=E4chler
> [1] 1 2 3

This seems to be wandering in and out of the sources. The snapshot
I've been using does

> =F8

Save workspace image? [y/n/c]:

- but I'm pretty sure an *earlier* one (0.49?) did do Latin1. How
about adding this to your set of regression tests, so that it becomes
possible to detect whenever the source tree gets modified?

And BTW, yes, your message became "malformed quoted printable" because
of the =3D-=3D- pattern in the footer. May I suggest we quietly change "=
=3D"
to "+" or "~" (while equally quietly cursing the MIME standard mess...)

--=20
   O__  ---- Peter Dalgaard             Blegdamsvej 3 =20
  c/ /'_ --- Dept. of Biostatistics     2200 Cph. N  =20
 (*) \(*) -- University of Copenhagen   Denmark      Ph: (+45) 35327918
~~~~~~~~~~ - (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)             FAX: (+45) 35327907

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