[R] odfWeave problem in 7.1?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sat Jul 12 19:39:15 CEST 2008
On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, Dieter Menne wrote:
> Jim Porzak <jporzak <at> gmail.com> writes:
>> I just noticed that CRAN Package check Error for Windows & Mac:
>>> I've run into a problem with odfWeave 0.7.5 running under R 2.7.1
>>> (Windows XP, SP2) doing some monthly production reports.
>>> Under 2.7.1 I'm getting various parsing errors after Sweaving starts, e.g.:
> You might try to download an older version of XML to handle that; we had a
> similar problem with special characters, i.e. umlauts:
>>> odfWeave and umlauts work with XML 1.9.0, but not with XML 1.95.2
> Max Kuhn, Duncan Murdoch and Nathan Coulter are aware of the problem.
There is a Windows version of XML_1.93-2.3.zip available on my repository
to help people work around this long-standing (and oft reported) bug in
odfWeave. You can access it directly by
Recent versions of odfWeave/XML only work correctly in UTF-8 locales and
hence not on Windows.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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