[Rd] print() "bug" for arrays with 0 columns

Jonathan Rougier J.C.Rougier@durham.ac.uk
Wed, 3 May 2000 11:53:41 +0100 (BST)

On Wed, 3 May 2000, Martin Maechler wrote:

> What should we be doing instead of the current behavior?
> Typing a "sentence" ---as S+5 does for matrices--- seems quite reasonable;
> I would want to do this in *all* cases where one of the dimensions is 0.

I think this would be a good idea: I feel the current behaviour is
inconsistent.  Trying to standardise to anything else is likely to lead to
trouble.  In particular, attempting to duplicate the current behaviour for
0 rows in matrices will definitely not scale well to arrays.  Jonathan.

Jonathan Rougier                       Science Laboratories
Department of Mathematical Sciences    South Road
University of Durham                   Durham DH1 3LE

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