[Rd] alpha-numeric order bug (PR#3996)
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Aug 27 18:22:42 MEST 2003
Oh, please don't report your misunderstandings as bugs. Do at least read
the help page first!
Incidentally, the version of `SPlus' (sic) matters critically here. On my
RedHat system " 2" < "10" is TRUE, but then I am not in your locale.
On Wed, 27 Aug 2003 kschlauc at vt.edu wrote:
> I am running R version 1.7.1 on 3 different operating systems:
> Linux RedHat, Linux Slackware, and Windows 2000.
> R is ordering alpha-numeric character strings in different ways, dependent
> on the operating system.
And what does it say in ?Comparison it does?
> Is this a RedHat problem or an R problem?
Another possibility you have overlooked is a Karen Schlauch problem
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