[Rd] Outdated information in regex.Rd
mikko.korpela at aalto.fi
Thu Nov 19 11:51:01 CET 2015
On 19.11.2015 12:05, Martin Maechler wrote:
>>>>>> Mikko Korpela <mikko.korpela at aalto.fi>
>>>>>> on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:35:14 +0200 writes:
> > The NEWS for R-devel has the following item:
> >> The previously included versions of zlib, bzip2, xz and PCRE have
> >> been removed, so suitable external (usually system) versions are
> >> required (see the ‘R Installation and Administration’ manual).
> > Therefore I believe the following information in
> > 'src/library/base/man/regex.Rd' is no longer valid:
> >> If PCRE support was compiled from the sources within R, the PCRE
> >> version is 8.36 as described here.
> Not quite. It is still *valid* : every statement about the
> elements of the empty set are true, in the same sense that
> if (FALSE)
> "something or other"
> is never invalid, but of course, that information should still
> be removed because indeed, it is empty.
> Thank you Mikko!
> (and excuse the completely unnecessary pickyness ;-)
Thanks, I see that you already edited the .Rd file. Furthermore, I
accept your pickiness ;-)
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