Re: R-alpha: Recycling

Robert Gentleman (rgentlem@stat.auckland.ac.nz)
Wed, 26 Feb 1997 21:28:06 +1300 (NZDT)


From: Robert Gentleman <rgentlem@stat.auckland.ac.nz>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 21:28:06 +1300 (NZDT)
Message-Id: <199702260828.VAA02091@stat3.stat.auckland.ac.nz>
To: r-testers@stat.math.ethz.ch
Subject: Re: R-alpha: Recycling

Jim Lindsey wrote:

> Just for the record, I was bitten again last evening by the recycling
> bug. I switched data sets in a session, recalled an instruction and
> forgot to change one of the vector names in it. R gave completely
> crazy results with no warning by mixing vectors of the two lengths.
> Usually, the error is not so obvious in the results!
> Jim
  

  'nuff said; we'll put in a warning message if the length of the longer 
vector isn't a multiple of the length of the shorter;

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