Re: [R] I think I just broke R

From: Alexander Engelhardt <>
Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2011 09:30:50 +0200

Am 03.04.2011 03:51, schrieb Daniel Malter: > Check whether x, y, or glm have been redefined. If not, restart R.

I wouldn't call my function 'glm'. However, I did call one 'binomial'. That was my mistake. Thanks :)

A few weeks ago I asked how to set my error messages to english, and Richard Heiberger told me to use 'Sys.setenv(LANG="EN")'.

He used this example, which did work for me at first, but doesn't work now anymore:

> Sys.setenv(LANG="DE")
> 2+"a"
Fehler in 2 + "a" : nicht-numerisches Argument für binären Operator
> Sys.setenv(LANG="EN")
> 2+"a"
Fehler in 2 + "a" : nicht-numerisches Argument für binären Operator

Does someone have any idea why that could be the case?

My sessionInfo() is here:

> sessionInfo()

R version 2.10.1 (2009-12-14)


  [1] LC_CTYPE=de_DE.utf8       LC_NUMERIC=C
  [3] LC_TIME=de_DE.utf8        LC_COLLATE=de_DE.utf8
  [5] LC_MONETARY=C             LC_MESSAGES=de_DE.utf8
  [7] LC_PAPER=de_DE.utf8       LC_NAME=C
  [9] LC_ADDRESS=C              LC_TELEPHONE=C

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