R-beta: 0.61.1 "if else" parse bug?
fredrigl at math.uio.no
Wed Jan 14 09:42:49 CET 1998
* Ross Ihaka <ihaka at stat.auckland.ac.nz>
| Osman Buyukisik writes:
| > I was playing with porting "Hmisc" S-Lib. I am getting parse errors for:
| > if (xxx) yyyy;else zzzz
| > I have to break this into:
| > if(xxx) yyyy
| > else zzzz
| > Is this a known feature?
| Hmmm. Bug or feature?
Actually, R is consistent with version 3.3 of S-Plus, if I'm not
mistaken. The above construct with ";" before the "else" would give
parse error in S-Plus 3.3, but _not_ in S-Plus 3.1. So I really feel
that R is doing the right thing here.
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