[R] Sorting problem

Stavros Macrakis macrakis at alum.mit.edu
Mon Mar 30 00:42:31 CEST 2009

On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 5:21 PM, Ben Bolker <bolker at ufl.edu> wrote:
>  Adding
> xtfrm.numeric <- function(x) {x}
> would seem to add the case that people are looking for -- unless
> there's something special that needs to be handled with NAs ???

Yes, that was what I was suggesting.  xtfrm currently converts NaN to
NA, but that does not seem to be necessary for it to meet its
specification of "producing a numeric vector which will sort in the
same order as 'x'", since sort treats NaNs the same as NAs.


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