[R-sig-finance] Bug report for get.hist.quote()

Ajay Narottam Shah ajayshah at mayin.org
Mon Sep 5 08:29:50 CEST 2005

I just installed the newest tseries package. I get one wrong error message:

> x <- get.hist.quote(instrument = "GBP/USD", provider = "oanda", start="1900-01-01", end="1900-12-31")
trying URL 'http://www.oanda.com/convert/fxhistory?lang=en&date1=01%2F01%2F1900&date=12%2F31%2F1900&date_fmt=us&exch=GBP&exch2=&expr=USD&expr2=&margin_fixed=0&&SUBMIT=Get+Table&format=ASCII&redirected=1'
Content type 'text/html' length unknown
opened URL
.......... .
downloaded 11Kb

Error in get.hist.quote(instrument = "GBP/USD", provider = "oanda", start = "1900-01-01",  : 
        time period is too big (maximum 2000 days can be downloaded)

Ajay Shah                                                   Consultant
ajayshah at mayin.org                      Department of Economic Affairs
http://www.mayin.org/ajayshah           Ministry of Finance, New Delhi

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