[Rd] print() "bug" for arrays with 0 columns
Wed, 3 May 2000 08:19:19 -0700 (PDT)
On Wed, 3 May 2000, Martin Maechler wrote:
> The "bug" is that it doesn't print anything;
> one might argue that this is not a bug, since such an array *is* empty,
> but I don't buy that argument.
I think printing a message makes sense. The current behaviour of
zero-extent arrays and matrices is based on making the fewest possible
changes rather than on any particular user-level optimality criterion.
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
University of Washington, Seattle
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