Re: [R] odfWeave problem in 7.1?

From: Jim Porzak <jporzak_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Sep 2008 15:35:13 -0700

Brian,

A VERY belated thank you for your patch to XML package!

It does, as expected, fix problems I was having.

Best,
Jim Porzak
Responsys, Inc.
San Francisco, CA
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On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 10:39 AM, Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, Dieter Menne wrote:
> y

>>
>> Jim Porzak <jporzak <at> gmail.com> writes:
>>
>>>
>>> I just noticed that CRAN Package check Error for Windows & Mac:
>>>
>>
>> http://www.r-project.org/nosvn/R.check/r-patched-windows-x86_64/odfWeave-00check.html
>>>
>>>>
>>>> I've run into a problem with odfWeave 0.7.5 running under R 2.7.1
>>>> (Windows XP, SP2) doing some monthly production reports.
>>>>
>>>> Under 2.7.1 I'm getting various parsing errors after Sweaving starts,
>>>> e.g.:
>>>>
>>
>> You might try to download an older version of XML to handle that; we had a
>> similar problem with special characters, i.e. umlauts:
>>
>>>> odfWeave and umlauts work with XML 1.9.0, but not with XML 1.95.2
>>
>> Max Kuhn,  Duncan Murdoch and Nathan Coulter are aware of the problem.
>

> There is a Windows version of XML_1.93-2.3.zip available on my repository to
> help people work around this long-standing (and oft reported) bug in
> odfWeave. You can access it directly by
>

> http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/pub/RWin/bin/windows/contrib/2.7/XML_1.93-2.3.zip
>

> Recent versions of odfWeave/XML only work correctly in UTF-8 locales and
> hence not on Windows.
>

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