[Rd] write.table quotes too much (PR#5042)

Duncan Murdoch dmurdoch at pair.com
Wed Nov 12 13:49:43 MET 2003

On Wed, 12 Nov 2003 09:38:23 +0100, you wrote:

>> The bug is due to the "else" near the beginning of write.table:
>>     if(!is.data.frame(x))
>>         x <- data.frame(x)
>>     else if(is.logical(quote) && quote)
>>         quote <- which(unlist(lapply(x, function(x)
>>                                     is.character(x) || is.factor(x))))
>> However, that looks intentional to me.  Is it really?
>Yes, but maybe not quite right :-)
>I think we could change this to remove the 'else', but pls check the

I've committed the change.  As far as I can tell, it doesn't have any
bad side effects.

Duncan Murdoch

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