[Rd] issue with model.frame()

Berry, Charles ccberry @ending from uc@d@edu
Tue May 1 22:20:35 CEST 2018

> On May 1, 2018, at 1:15 PM, Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> What version of R is that ?

Sorry. It was 3.4.2. But it doesn't matter, because my diagnosis was wrong even there.  I think (based on my reading of my outdated version) the problem is a bit upstream in terms() as I noted in a follow up to the Terry.

>  In current versions it is
>    varnames <- vapply(vars, deparse2, " ")[-1L]
> and deparse2() is a slightly enhanced version of the above
> function, again with  'width.cutoff = 500'
> *BUT* if you read  help(deparse)  you will learn that 500 is the
> upper bound allowed currently.  (and yes, one could consider
> increasing that as it has been unchanged in R since the very
> beginning (I have checked R version 0.49 from 1997).
> On the other hand, deparse2 (and your older code above) do paste
> all the parts together  via  collapse = " "  so I don't see
> quite yet ...

Again, due to my bad diagnosis, I guess.


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