Summary [R] R 1.9.0, special characters in variable names.

Sixten Borg sb at
Thu Jun 24 10:49:08 CEST 2004

The locale setting in the operating system seems to be involved in what confused me a little bit.
Thank you all for your help, especially the suggested work-around  data.frame(..., check.names=F) which works very well.

A mystery still to be solved is why two versions of R, running on the same machine on the same time, behaves differently.
Please do not respond to this on the list. I very much welcome you not to respond at all.


>>> Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at> 2004-06-24 10:20:55 >>>
> Can we stop blaming R for things which are not its fault, especially as 
> that has already been pointed out twice this morning?

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