[Rd] download.file does not process gz files correctly (truncates them?)

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd @ending from debi@n@org
Wed May 9 15:47:35 CEST 2018

On 9 May 2018 at 10:37, Tomas Kalibera wrote:
| And for that reason the behavior should be as intuitive as possible when 
| designed. What was intuitive 15-20 years ago may not be intuitive now, 
| but that should probably not be a justification for a change in 
| documented behavior.

Time for downloadFile() (or download_file()) to complement the existing
download.file() but providing what we now think of as intuitive behaviour?


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