Martin Maechler Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Fri, 15 Sep 2000 14:31:48 +0200

gives an error in R.

In both S+3 and S+5, it "works" by returning NULL or logical(0),

As a consequence,

   all(x == y)

returns TRUE in Splus, when x <- y <- NULL
but gives an error in R.

Do we have a good reason *not* to return  logical(0) ?

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