date() in win version

Martin Maechler Martin Maechler <>
Wed, 29 Sep 1999 09:33:57 +0200

>>>>> Erich Neuwirth <> said:

    Erich> when i do print(date())

    Erich> the output is [1] "Wed Sep 29 09:13:04 1999\n"

    Erich> is it on purpose that the linefeed is shown as abbreviation and
    Erich> not done?

it's not on purpose;  it is a bug that has been fixed even in 0.65.0

Btw, print(.) itself adds a new line;
 but then, why use print() at all?  it is *the default function* 
 { as long as the object hasn't been  invisible()ized },

should be what you want (once you use 0.65.0 or newer..)

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