Re: [Rd] Inconsistency in for stringsAsFactors

From: Gabor Grothendieck <>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:49:35 -0500

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 10:36 AM, Terry Therneau <> wrote:
> Kudos to Peter for actually answering the question of why the
> inconsistency was there.  It might be well to add a bit to the
> documentation.
>  As to the larger discussion of global defaults let me offer two
> opinions:
>  1. They are the salvation of those of us who do not agree with certain

As soon as you have to interface with other software that may require a different global default it becomes problematic. mailing list Received on Mon 25 Jan 2010 - 16:15:39 GMT

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