[R] Attn Heinz Tuechler: Re: problem with special characters (ä,ö,ü)

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Tue Nov 30 16:27:01 CET 2004

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I think this has been fixed in R-patched, but I doubt if the fix has
been tested in Win98.  Could you please download a copy from
<http://cran.r-project.org/bin/windows/base/rpatched.html> and confirm
that it has been fixed?

Duncan Murdoch

On Sat, 27 Nov 2004 23:31:23 +0100, Heinz Tuechler <tuechler at gmx.at>
wrote :

>Dear Developers!
>Using special characters I found a strange behaviour in R 2.0.1 and equally
>R : Copyright 2004, The R Foundation for Statistical Computing
>Version 2.0.1  (2004-11-15), ISBN 3-900051-07-0
>Operating System: Windows 98SE
>> factor1
>[1] weiblich           m\344nnlich        \366sterreichisch  fr\374hreif
>[5] Gru\337           
>Levels: frühreif Gruß männlich österreichisch weiblich
>with best wishes
>Heinz Tüchler

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