[R] buglet in fix() [was "function via source or fix"]
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Jul 12 08:33:36 CEST 2000
>>>>> "Erin" == Erin Hodgess <hodgess at uhddx01.dt.uh.edu> writes:
Erin> Suppose I create a function, x.e, via the fix command:
(ESS users ESS don't ever do this, but still ...)
>> x.e <- fix(x.e)
Erin> When I type in x.e, the function code appears, along
Erin> with the name/number of the environment.
Ok, in the above it was important that there's no *existing* object x.e
Note that the idea about fix() is that you only have to write
But your problem remains :
Waiting for Emacs...Done --- I have options(editor = "emacsclient")
 "subx" "x"
I.e. it got the environment of the function fix -- I think this is clearly
a bug CC'ed to R-bugs
Erin> However, if I create a function, y.e, and source it in, when
Erin> I type in y.e, the function code only displays(no
Erin> Why is this, please? (It's not a bug....I just wondered).
it *is* a bug, I think
Erin> I am using R-1.1.0 for Windows.
same for Unix
thank you for the report!
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