Re: [Rd] Wishlist: Sweave: allow line breaks after forward slashes (PR#9444)

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Mon 15 Jan 2007 - 17:44:54 GMT

On 1/15/2007 11:23 AM, Arne Henningsen wrote:
> On Friday, 12. January 2007 11:39, you wrote:

>> [...]
>> I think you misunderstood me, given the "long answer".  

> Indeed, I misunderstood you.
>> We haven't 
>> changed the way deparse() handles "/". The solution in R-devel is given
>> below.

> I prefer to use "keep.source=FALSE", because I generally like that Sweave
> takes the job to format the code chunks. Therefore, it would be great if
> Sweave is allowed to introduce line breaks after forward slashes, e.g. if
> deparse() adds a blank after a forward slash.
> Please move this wish from "wishlst-fulfilled" to "wishlst".

I don't think so. If I thought it was a reasonable request, I'd do that, but it's not. You have a perfectly general solution to your problem. The fact that it isn't the one you want doesn't mean it needs to be listed as an outstanding issue in the bug reporting system.

Duncan Murdoch mailing list Received on Tue Jan 16 04:56:55 2007

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