[Rd] empty array indexing with dimnames (PR#2507)

maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Jan 31 09:24:03 2003

>>>>> "BDR" == Brian D Ripley <ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk>
>>>>>     on Thu, 30 Jan 2003 23:49:22 +0100 (MET) writes:

    BDR> On Thu, 30 Jan 2003 maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch wrote:
    >> This is a bug that will not often trigger, and only
    >> happens for arrays (but not matrices) ending up with 0
    >> dimensions:

    BDR> The bug is a missing else branch of an if condition at
    BDR> line 431 of subset.c.

and you have already fixed it for 1.7.0

    BDR> I don't think the buglets are wrong.  You don't drop
    BDR> length 0 dimensions.  If you did, the object would be
    BDR> of the wrong length.  You only drop length 1 dimensions.

Yes, of course, you are right!


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