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  • playing with 'names<-', i observed the following: x = 1 names(x) # NULL 'names<-'(x, 'foo') # c(foo=1) names(x) # NULL where 'names<-' has a functional flavour (does not change x), but: x = 1:2 ...
    Wacek KusnierczykWacek Kusnierczyk
    Mar 10, 2009 at 2:44 pm
    Mar 16, 2009 at 8:29 am
  • <<insert bug report here This is a CRITICAL bug!!! I have verified it in R 2.8.1 for mac and for windows. The problem is with loess degree=0 smoothing. For example, try the following: x <- 1:100 y <- ...
    RhafenRhafen
    Mar 4, 2009 at 9:10 pm
    Mar 11, 2009 at 2:57 am
  • dear R developers: it is of course easy for a third party to make suggestions if this third party is both clueless and does not put in any work. with these caveats, let me suggest something. The ...
    Ivo welchIvo welch
    Mar 5, 2009 at 2:22 pm
    Mar 8, 2009 at 1:56 pm
  • Hello:I am trying to match the value 0.3 in the sequence seq(.2,.3). I get [1] FALSE Yet [1] TRUE For arbitrary sequences, this "invisible .3" has been problematic. What is the best way to work ...
    Daniel MurphyDaniel Murphy
    Mar 16, 2009 at 1:36 pm
    Mar 18, 2009 at 6:49 pm
  • for the moment, I'm using: .onAttach <- function(libname, pkgname) { .bbg.db.conn <<- dbConnect(dbDriver("PostgreSQL"), user="blah","blah") } .onUnload <- function(libpath) { ...
    Whit ArmstrongWhit Armstrong
    Mar 31, 2009 at 3:45 pm
    Apr 2, 2009 at 2:08 pm
  • It happens in the token function in gram.c: Â Â Â c = SkipSpace(); Â Â Â if (c == '#') c = SkipComment(); and then SkipComment goes like that: static int SkipComment(void) { Â Â Â int c; Â Â Â while ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Mar 20, 2009 at 6:56 pm
    Mar 31, 2009 at 2:39 pm
  • How is this going along? For some things it would be simpler to use threads compared to processes, to avoid the added complexity of passing the results back to a master process. With the emerging ...
    Rune Schjellerup PhilosofRune Schjellerup Philosof
    Mar 18, 2009 at 12:59 pm
    Mar 18, 2009 at 5:00 pm
  • Dear all, I just noticed that the 0.9 update for FrF2 did not work out for Mac OS due to an error in an example that ran without error on all other platforms. I do not find any reason for this. In ...
    Ulrike GrömpingUlrike Grömping
    Mar 24, 2009 at 8:33 am
    Mar 25, 2009 at 11:09 pm
  • [1] NaN Warning message: In gamma(-1) : NaNs produced [1] Inf Warning message: value out of range in 'lgamma' Is'nt the first one right, and the second one (lgamma) should also be NaN? Kjetil
    Kjetil HalvorsenKjetil Halvorsen
    Mar 30, 2009 at 6:40 pm
    Apr 1, 2009 at 8:57 am
  • Hi, I receive the following error while I try to install rgl package: CC -xtarget=native64 -I/opt/R-2.8.1/lib/R/include -I/opt/SUNWhpc/HPC8.1/sun/include -DHAVE_PNG_H -I/usr/include/libpng12 ...
    Mohammad NiksereshtMohammad Nikseresht
    Mar 12, 2009 at 7:16 pm
    Mar 16, 2009 at 4:40 pm
  • The semantics of [ and [[ don't seem to be fully specified in the Reference manual. In particular, I can't find where the following cases are covered: [1] NA OK, RefMan says: If i is positive and ...
    Stavros MacrakisStavros Macrakis
    Mar 15, 2009 at 6:31 pm
    Mar 16, 2009 at 8:28 am
  • Tested in: R version 2.8.1 (2008-12-22) / Windows Recursive default argument references normally give nice clear errors. In the first set of examples, you get the error: Error in ... : promise ...
    Stavros MacrakisStavros Macrakis
    Mar 9, 2009 at 7:13 pm
    Mar 12, 2009 at 2:54 pm
  • Tested in R 2.8.1 Windows # ff1 acts the same as ff in the examples below, but is a list rather than a pairlist list(x = ) This string is not parsable, but dput does not give a warning as specified ...
    Stavros MacrakisStavros Macrakis
    Mar 23, 2009 at 11:37 pm
    Mar 24, 2009 at 2:30 pm
  • somewhat related to a previous discussion [1] on how 'names<-' would sometimes modify its argument in place, and sometimes produce a modified copy without changing the original, here's another ...
    Wacek KusnierczykWacek Kusnierczyk
    Mar 23, 2009 at 8:52 am
    Mar 23, 2009 at 8:27 pm
  • Hi, On my windows (xp) machine with Rtools29 (excluding cygwin dlls as I have cygwin on my path) -make all recommended- for the latest R-devel tarball (svn revision: 48093) fails when trying to build ...
    Hiroyuki KawakatsuHiroyuki Kawakatsu
    Mar 10, 2009 at 7:51 am
    Mar 12, 2009 at 2:22 pm
  • Hello, The first time in a session I call .packages( all.available = T ), it takes a long time (I have many packages installed from CRAN): user system elapsed 0.738 0.276 43.787 When I call it again, ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Mar 3, 2009 at 8:55 am
    Mar 3, 2009 at 12:41 pm
  • (this post suggests a patch to the sources, so i allow myself to divert it to r-devel) Bert Gunter wrote: bert points to an interesting fragment of ?var: it suggests that computing var(x) is more ...
    Wacek KusnierczykWacek Kusnierczyk
    Mar 23, 2009 at 11:39 pm
    Apr 1, 2009 at 8:39 am
  • WK Michael Dewey wrote: WK i don't have any solution significantly better than what you have WK already been given. but i have a warning instead. WK in the below, you use both 'duplicated' and ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Mar 31, 2009 at 1:20 pm
    Apr 1, 2009 at 8:20 am
  • If a package defined an S3 generic and an S4 generic for the same function (so as to add methods for S4 classes to the existing code), how do I set up the namespace to have them exported? With ...
    Thomas LumleyThomas Lumley
    Mar 17, 2009 at 10:45 am
    Mar 18, 2009 at 6:19 pm
  • Dear R developers, As you might have noticed, recent changes in R-dev will not allow the definition of S3 methods with S4 classes. But until now, we have defined "time<-" in our 'timeSeries' package ...
    Yohan ChalabiYohan Chalabi
    Mar 11, 2009 at 1:55 pm
    Mar 15, 2009 at 6:14 pm
  • Hi, When I call the *switch* function first time, it works. but when I call it at the second time, it does nothing. The version I use is R version 2.9.0 Under development (unstable) (2009-02-21 ...
    Guangchuang yuGuangchuang yu
    Mar 9, 2009 at 1:55 pm
    Mar 9, 2009 at 11:31 pm
  • I've converted the bdsmatrix package (used by coxme) to the newer style of S4, and uploaded it. It is in the pkg directory of survival, on r-forge. I'm stuck on something that is almost certainly a ...
    Terry TherneauTerry Therneau
    Mar 5, 2009 at 8:46 pm
    Mar 9, 2009 at 6:32 pm
  • Full_Name: Ankhee Dutta Version: 2.3 OS: LINUX Submission from: (NULL) (202.141.12.97) I have a linux system of Mandriva-2007 with R version 2.3.0 and MySQL with 5.0.0. I have also got DBI-R database ...
    AnkheeduttaAnkheedutta
    Mar 31, 2009 at 4:30 am
    Nov 25, 2010 at 3:55 pm
  • Hi all, Using: R version 2.8.1 Patched (2009-03-07 r48068) on OSX (10.5.6) with survival version: Version: 2.35-3 Date: 2009-02-10 I get the following using the first example in ?summary.survfit ...
    Marc SchwartzMarc Schwartz
    Mar 30, 2009 at 10:55 pm
    Apr 8, 2009 at 1:53 pm
  • Dear all, For certain reasons I have to compile the source code of my package on Windows XP using Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0, thus I had to create a "Makefile.win". Now I have a question regarding ...
    CstratoCstrato
    Mar 29, 2009 at 7:31 pm
    Apr 2, 2009 at 9:18 pm
  • Hi, just a little wish : Could we have one (or maybe more) standardized optional tag(s) for package DESCRIPTION files to cover svn revision info? This would be very useful for bug reporting... I know ...
    Peter RuckdeschelPeter Ruckdeschel
    Mar 31, 2009 at 2:41 pm
    Apr 1, 2009 at 8:21 am
  • I've never quite understood the documentation for the 'all' argument to 'merge'. I'm pretty sure using 'all = L' doesn't work but I'm open to correction here. In any event, I've attached a patch ...
    Roger D. PengRoger D. Peng
    Mar 9, 2009 at 1:20 am
    Mar 9, 2009 at 1:18 pm
  • Dear all, from the help page of quantile: "x ??? numeric vectors whose sample quantiles are wanted. Missing values are ignored." from the help page of IQR: "x ??? a numeric vector." as a matter of ...
    Simone GianneriniSimone Giannerini
    Mar 5, 2009 at 11:48 pm
    Mar 6, 2009 at 9:14 pm
  • I'm trying to efficiently allow conversion of R objects to PostgreSQL bytea (raw binary) datatype within PL/R for persistent storage in Postgres tables. I have found R_serialize() which looks like ...
    Joe ConwayJoe Conway
    Mar 31, 2009 at 3:44 am
    Mar 31, 2009 at 7:17 pm
  • This report follows the post http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/R/e6/devel/09/03/0760.html where it is shown that quantile() and IQR() do not work as documented. In fact they do not check for numeric ...
    SgianneriniSgiannerini
    Mar 30, 2009 at 10:15 am
    Mar 30, 2009 at 12:57 pm
  • [moving this from R-help to R-devel] Hi, Right, so when you call `[`, the dispatch is made internally : missing Tracing `[.data.frame`(d, , 1:2) on entry x y 1 1 0.98946922 2 2 0.05323895 3 3 ...
    Romain FrancoisRomain Francois
    Mar 26, 2009 at 10:42 am
    Mar 28, 2009 at 6:47 pm
  • Full_Name: Christophe Genolini Version: 2.8.1 OS: Windows XP Submission from: (NULL) (82.225.59.146) savePlot export "eps" graph that seems to be incorrect. Trying to incorporate them in a LaTeX ...
    CgenolinCgenolin
    Mar 23, 2009 at 11:35 pm
    Mar 26, 2009 at 6:34 pm
  • Dear list, Using R 2.9, I have the following error on Windows when I try using .Internal(int.unzip(...)): Error in .Internal(int.unzip("test.zip", NULL, ".")) : no internal function "int.unzip" The ...
    AudreyAudrey
    Mar 25, 2009 at 3:42 pm
    Mar 25, 2009 at 4:06 pm
  • Hi R developers and debian users: Finally I found how to work with aggregate() function on the last patched version fo R. I you use this command it fails: aggregate(state.x77, list(Region = ...
    Kenneth Roy Cabrera TorresKenneth Roy Cabrera Torres
    Mar 24, 2009 at 4:44 am
    Mar 25, 2009 at 3:10 am
  • On a recent FreeBSD 8.0-CURRENT (i386) building R (any version) breaks with the following messages: ---------------------------------------------------------------------- [...snip...] gcc -std=gnu99 ...
    Rainer HurlingRainer Hurling
    Mar 17, 2009 at 3:11 pm
    Mar 20, 2009 at 9:19 pm
  • CAPE [1] 1 5 well, of course. But note that which.na(.) could be implemented to be faster (because needing much less memory) than the above, notably when x is large and has only few NAs But this now ...
    Martin MaechlerMartin Maechler
    Mar 20, 2009 at 9:46 am
    Mar 20, 2009 at 4:52 pm
  • Hi, I am having problems installing the XML package with R-devel on freebsd. If I simply do install.packages("XML"), it says that the parser.h file is not found. After reading the INSTALL file, I ...
    Hiroyuki KawakatsuHiroyuki Kawakatsu
    Mar 11, 2009 at 11:28 am
    Mar 11, 2009 at 2:40 pm
  • Some modifications have been committed for the r-devel version today that modify (essentially, correct a bug in) the communication of objects to an S3 method from an S4 class that extends the S3 ...
    John ChambersJohn Chambers
    Mar 6, 2009 at 10:12 pm
    Mar 10, 2009 at 1:26 pm
  • Greetings - I am trying to document the "value" section of a function. The function returns a list, but the list itself also has attributes. I would like to itemize the list entries, and itemize the ...
    Ben BryantBen Bryant
    Mar 5, 2009 at 5:29 pm
    Mar 10, 2009 at 7:41 am
  • Like a couple of other posters in the past year, I was seeing R 2.8.1 segfault in the foreign package on my Solaris 10 Intel system: *** caught segfault *** address fe1d5c70, cause 'invalid ...
    Jeff LongJeff Long
    Mar 6, 2009 at 10:17 pm
    Mar 7, 2009 at 7:25 am
  • Hi, trying to install a package containing C code and requiring non-default configure argument settings the incantation (this has worked for R <= 2.8.1 on the same architectures) R CMD INSTALL ...
    Ml-It-R-DevelMl-It-R-Devel
    Mar 3, 2009 at 4:23 pm
    Mar 6, 2009 at 12:55 pm
  • I'm working on the next version of coxme, one step of which is converting the bdsmatrix library from Splus to R. Actually, it is a conversion from S4 methods as first described in the Green book to ...
    Terry TherneauTerry Therneau
    Mar 5, 2009 at 1:15 am
    Mar 5, 2009 at 6:29 pm
  • 1. I often like to put bits of the output into the manual pages. (We can have a discussion of the value of this elsewhere -- I think it is sometimes a good thing.) In R I need to surround these with ...
    Terry TherneauTerry Therneau
    Mar 5, 2009 at 1:38 am
    Mar 5, 2009 at 2:24 pm
  • Full_Name: Petr Savicky Version: 2.7.2, 2.8.1, 2.9.0 OS: Linux Submission from: (NULL) (147.231.6.9) The p-value of Spearman's rank correlation test is calculated in cor.test(x, y, method="spearman") ...
    SavickySavicky
    Mar 5, 2009 at 4:25 pm
    May 16, 2009 at 6:30 am
  • I am finding that axis.POSIXct uses the local timezone for deciding where to put tic marks, even if the data being plotted are in another time zone. The solution is to use attr() to copy from the 'x' ...
    Dan KelleyDan Kelley
    Mar 4, 2009 at 8:33 pm
    May 8, 2009 at 10:31 pm
  • I wonder if the 'sep' argument in reshape() is being ignored unintentionally: ## From example(reshape) df <- data.frame(id=rep(1:4,rep(2,4)), visit=I(rep(c("Before","After"),4)), x=rnorm(4), ...
    Stephen WeigandStephen Weigand
    Mar 31, 2009 at 11:33 pm
    Apr 1, 2009 at 8:00 am
  • three more comments. (1) the above is interesting in the light of what ?c says: " The output type is determined from the highest type of the components in the hierarchy NULL < raw < logical < integer ...
    Wacek KusnierczykWacek Kusnierczyk
    Mar 19, 2009 at 9:17 am
    Mar 31, 2009 at 10:29 am
  • Full_Name: Wacek Kusnierczyk Version: 2.8.0 and 2.10.0 r48242 OS: Ubuntu 8.04 Linux 32 bit Submission from: (NULL) (80.202.30.36) The following raises an error: if (as.raw(1)) 1 # error ...
    WakuWaku
    Mar 29, 2009 at 8:40 pm
    Mar 30, 2009 at 8:15 pm
  • For some reason, the help file on quantile() says "Missing values are ignored" in the description of the x argument. Yet this is only true if na.rm=TRUE. I suggest the help file is amended to remove ...
    Rob HyndmanRob Hyndman
    Mar 29, 2009 at 9:43 pm
    Mar 29, 2009 at 10:27 pm
  • Full_Name: Sean Laverty Version: R version 2.8.1 (2008-12-22) OS: os x 10.5.6 Submission from: (NULL) (155.101.41.13) In the console colors window, colors do not stick when palettes are closed. All ...
    LavertyLaverty
    Mar 26, 2009 at 8:00 pm
    Mar 27, 2009 at 6:49 pm
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