[R] intToUtf8

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Fri Sep 19 16:16:35 CEST 2008

On 9/19/2008 9:58 AM, Christian Hennig wrote:
> Dear Duncan,
>> No, they're numeric.  "integer" here is a type, not the mathematical thing. 
>> This works:
>> intToUtf8(as.integer(c(66,55)))
>> The docs don't mention this requirement, and it does seem somewhat 
>> unnecessary; I'll look into it.
> Thanks!
>> You're lucky I didn't read to the end of your message:  that's a pretty old 
>> version.  Please test on current versions before reporting problems.
> Sorry but people won't always install the most recent version when running 
> into smallish problems like this. Particularly not when they're working on 
> machines where they are not superuser. We have other things to do than 
> updating every two months. I may be egoist here but I think 
> the list has to live with requests concerning old versions. (I use "version" so 
> that people can tell me "has been fixed in the meantime" if this is the 
> case.)
> If you personally don't respond to them, that's your choice of course. But 
> it doesn't work as a policy.

It works for us.

Duncan Murdoch

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