R-alpha: -- data files : read.table(..., header=TRUE) -- Yes!
Martin Maechler <email@example.com>
Thu, 18 Sep 1997 16:52:31 +0200
>>>>> "Doug" == Douglas Bates <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Doug> I can't find copies of those messages so I will summarize here.
sorry, once more.
Doug> One of them was unimportant - simply an observation that the
Doug> mis-typing of TITLE as TITLe in the documentation for the library
Doug> function is intentional.
yes! (it partly breaks the HTML version..)
But with the new Rd (man) style and its perl scripts, the problem is gone
Doug> The second was a query to Fritz with a
Doug> copy to this list on whether the data files in the bootstrap
Doug> library are indeed accessible with the data function. It seems
This also has quite a bit changed in the current source.
As Kurt says, all the packages have to be updated though before they work
with the current directory structure.
Doug> f there was a convention that files ending with .data in a
Doug> data directory should be read with read.table I think that would
Doug> be great.
Maybe we should have '.dat'
in order for the Win3.x version to need less adaption for porting...
Doug> Actually I think it would be "insanely great" if they
Doug> were read with read.table(filename, header = TRUE)
r-devel mailing list -- Read http://www.ci.tuwien.ac.at/~hornik/R/R-FAQ.html
Send "info", "help", or "[un]subscribe"
(in the "body", not the subject !) To: email@example.com