[Rd] source and textConnection
murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Fri Oct 23 20:57:03 CEST 2009
On 10/23/2009 8:27 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
> On 10/22/2009 7:21 AM, Erich Neuwirth wrote:
>> Using todays freshly downloaded compiled version of R-2.10.0 beta
>> let me pose this question once again:
>>>  121
>>> Warning message:
>>> In source(myconn) : argument 'encoding = "native.enc"' will be ignored
>> So I get a warning about a default parameter value I did not use myself.
>> This is somewhat strange.
>> Up to 2.9.2 this warning did not show up,
>> and 2.9.2 also has the encoding parameter.
>> does not produce a warning.
>> Will it remain like this?
>> I am asking because then I have to adapt a certain mechanism in RExcel.
> I spent a little time looking into this yesterday, and it appears to
> have shown up quite a while ago (it was there in July builds, for
> instance). I will eventually track it down, but certainly not for 2.10.0.
Nothing is certain. I found that this warning came from something I
introduced in May; it appears to me to be in the class of trivial bugs
that the development guidelines allow to be fixed now. So I've
committed the change to the 2.10.0 branch.
> Generally bugs are easier to find when they're fresh, which is why we
> ask people to try out the R-devel builds. In this case, it's obvious
> how to fix the bug, but I'd rather not do that until I see what the
> change that caused it was intended to do: I don't want to undo that.
> Duncan Murdoch
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