[Rd] More on scan: extra field at end of line

Peter Kleiweg kleiweg@let.rug.nl
Tue, 26 Dec 2000 16:16:31 +0100 (CET)

Prof Brian Ripley skriver...

>      sep: by default, scan expects to read white-space delimited input
>           fields.  Alternatively, `sep' can be used to specify a
>           character which delimits fields.  A field is always delimited
>           by a newline unless it is quoted.
> I suggest the proper action is to act as documented!

I know, it isn't a bug. I'd suggest to make it an extra
option in a future version of R.

Peter Kleiweg

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