R-beta: rep() drops factor type -- bug or feature?

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sat Aug 15 13:08:18 CEST 1998

morse at pobox.com (Doug Morse) writes:

> Is this a bug or a feature?  In previous versions of R, rep() "kept
> type", as it does with S-Plus (Windows Version 4.0R3).  If this 
> behavior is in fact not a bug but a feature, then I'd appreciate any
> help on understanding how I should go about replicating factors.

It's a bug alright. Ross said that he fixed it for the development
version, but perhaps we should get it fixed already for 0.62.3 (due
out "soon").

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