[Rd] duplicated.data.frame {was "[R] which rows are duplicates?"}

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Wed Apr 1 08:51:30 CEST 2009

>>>>> "WK" == Wacek Kusnierczyk <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no>
>>>>>     on Tue, 31 Mar 2009 21:58:52 +0200 writes:

    WK> Martin Maechler wrote:
    >> >> 
    >> >> and then be helpful to the R community and send a bug report
    >> >> *with* a patch if {as in this case} you are able to...
    >> >> 
    >> >> Well, that' no longer needed here,
    >> >> I'll fix that easily myself.
    >> >> 
    WK> but i *have* sent a patch already!
    >> Ok, I believe you.  But I think you did not mention that during
    >> this thread, ... and/or I must have overlooked your patch.
    >> In any case the problem is now solved
    >> [well, a better solution of course would add the "not-yet"
    >> functionality..]; 
    >> thank you for the contribution.

    WK> i attach the patch post for reference.  note that you need to fix all of
    WK> the functions in duplicated.R that share the buggy code.  (yes, this was
    WK> another thread;  i submitted a bug report, and then sent a follow-up
    WK> post with a patch).

Thank you; yes, in the mean time I have also seen your bug
report and patch.  
Interestingly (or not), I have myself patched identically to
what you propose, withOUT even having known about your bug report + patch.

{ hmmm, it seems your thinking can be very close to mine, so why
  can't you like R properly  ;-b }


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