[Rd] strsplit ignores empty fields (PR#8271)

beissbarth@wehi.edu.au beissbarth at wehi.edu.au
Tue Nov 1 18:36:04 CET 2005

Full_Name: Tim Beissbarth
Version: 2.2.0
OS: Windows
Submission from: (NULL) (

strsplit ignores empty strings at the end. 

> strsplit(paste(c("", "a", ""), collapse="#"), split="#", fixed=TRUE)
[1] ""  "a"

This should really give:
[1] ""  "a"  ""

Some might say this is a feature, but strsplit should be the reverse of paste, I

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