Re: [ESS] Re: [R] Strange characters in 2.1.0?

From: Patrick Connolly <p.connolly_at_hortresearch.co.nz>
Date: Thu 09 Jun 2005 - 11:48:22 EST

On Wed, 08-Jun-2005 at 11:20AM +0200, Martin Maechler wrote:

|> >>>>> "PaCo" == Patrick Connolly <p.connolly@hortresearch.co.nz>
|> >>>>> on Wed, 8 Jun 2005 11:31:44 +1200 writes:
|>
|> PaCo> On Tue, 07-Jun-2005 at 04:10PM +0200, Martin Maechler wrote:
|> PaCo> |> >>>>> "Dan" == Dan Bolser <dmb@mrc-dunn.cam.ac.uk>
|>
|> PaCo> |> ..........
|> PaCo> |>
|> PaCo> |> Dan> I have gone back to 2.0.0 :)
|> PaCo> |>
|> PaCo> |> Don't do that!
|> PaCo> |> You've lost tons of nice new features and gained quite an amount
|> PaCo> |> of old bugs by downgrading ..
|>
|> PaCo> I get the non-generic quotes to show on the screen, but they won't
|> PaCo> print with enscript. I end up with a lot of wrapped lines and
|> PaCo> nonsense where an unknown character should be.
|>
|> Why is this diverted from R- to ESS-help?

I erroneously thought that I could see the quotes only within Emacs and not in a terminal window, so I thought it was half way there with Emacs but not started in a terminal. I'll check more carefully henceforth.

[...]

|> If I were in New Zeeland and would not need accents or umlauts,
|> I'd probably stick with latin1 (and would make sure my X
|> server got proper non-utf8 fonts) for another year or so.

Thanks for the clarification.

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