Subject: Re: Fortran character strings
From: Thomas Lumley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri 10 Sep 1999 - 01:46:02 EST
On Thu, 9 Sep 1999, Prof Brian D Ripley wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Sep 1999, Kurt Hornik wrote:
> > PS. A comment on ?.External: We have
> > list void * (SEXP *)
> > other void * (SEXP)
> > I think this (showing the alternative in parenteses) may be confusing.
> > Shouldn't we show the preferred method in the table and mention the
> > alternative somewhere in the text following?
> It is confusing. Actually all of them are mapped to void *, so I think we
> should be giving SEXP * and SEXP. Thomas?
The reason for having void * listed is that you can then declare the
arguments without including the Rinternals header, but that could
just be explained in the text. Done.
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