Re: [R] names(dist(mat)) gives NULL in R 2.1.0

From: Elio Mineo <mineoeli_at_unipa.it>
Date: Thu 05 May 2005 - 21:58:02 EST

Thanks, Peter.
So, in R 2.1.0 there is no way to get names from a "dist" object, isn't there?

Peter Dalgaard wrote:

>Elio Mineo <elio_mineo@economia.unipa.it> writes:
>
>
>
>>In R 2.1.0 I have:
>>
>>
>>
>>>names(dist(mat))
>>>
>>>
>>NULL
>>
>>I have tried this on Windows (precompiled binary distribution) and on
>>Linux Mandrake 10.0 (R compiled from source code).
>>Is this a bug or not?
>>
>>
>
>Not.
>
>>From the NEWS file:
>
> o The S3 methods for getting and setting names of "dist" objects
> have been removed (as they provided names with a different
> length from the "dist" object itself).
>
>(some side effects are fixed in 2.1.0-patched)
>
>
>

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