Re: [Rd] Unbalanced parentheses printed by warnings() crash text editor

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Fri 20 Aug 2004 - 20:01:39 EST

Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca> writes:

> >I could have sent this to the ESS or Xemacs devel list, but ESS & Xemacs'
> >attempt to find balanced parentheses accross many lines seems sensible,
> >and is needed with very long functions.
>
> Yes, it's sensible to try, but it is a bug that they don't fail
> gracefully.

(Actually, it is not sensible; ESS should try harder to figure out what is actually R code. Much as I love ESS, it is a persistent fly in the ointment when the opening blurb comes up with "for" and "in" in magenta.)

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