[Rd] named empty list
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri Jun 4 11:43:38 CEST 2010
>>>>> "HP" == Hervé Pagès <hpages at fhcrc.org>
>>>>> on Thu, 03 Jun 2010 13:25:10 -0700 writes:
HP> I just realized that a named empty list is displayed the same
HP> way as an empty list:
HP> For empty atomic vectors, the print method makes the difference:
HP> named integer(0)
HP> Maybe lists could do that too?
Yes, I agree. I have had at least one situation in the past
where I had even been confused for a few minutes by this.
I'm about to add it for R-devel [2.12.0] (only; considering it a
Martin Maechler, ETH Zurich
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