[Rd] suggestion for ?read.table

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 29 22:34:39 CEST 2004

Thanks, I have added this.

Not that, as a recent posting on R-help shows, some people will read it 

On Tue, 29 Jun 2004, Liaw, Andy wrote:

> Dear R-devel,
> May I suggest the following, or something to its effect (taken from the R
> Data Import Export manual, item #8 in section 2.1) be added to the
> colClasses argument in ?read.table:
> Note that colClasses and as.is are specified per column, not per variable,
> and so
> include the column of row names (if any).

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