[Rd] package.skeleton.S4

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Apr 5 21:39:43 CEST 2008

On Sat, 5 Apr 2008, Uwe Ligges wrote:

> Christophe Genolini wrote:


>>    for french people, some "é" and "è" provoque warnings as well.
> Then you have to declare an encoding as the manual "Writing R
> Extensions" suggests.

It occurred to me that package.skeleton could perhaps fathom this out by 
looking for non-ASCII text in the files and using the current locale if it 
finds any as the basis for declaring the encoding.  But I believe people 
should be made aware that if they write packages in French they are not 
portable to Chinese or Russian or  ..., and declaring an encoding is only 
a palliative.

> Uwe Ligges
>> Christophe

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