[Rd] as.numeric(levels(factor(x))) may be a decreasing sequence

Martin Maechler maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Sat May 30 16:11:18 CEST 2009

2009/5/30 Wacek Kusnierczyk <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no>:
> Martin Maechler wrote:
>> Hi Waclav (and other interested parties),
>> I have committed my working version of src/main/coerce.c
>> so you can prepare your patch against that.
> Hi Martin,
> One quick reaction (which does not resolve my original complaint):  you
> can have p non-const, and cast s to char* on the first occasion its
> value is assigned to p, thus being able to copy from p to replace
> without repetitive casts.  make check-ed patch atatched.

yes, thank you,
that's definitely more esthetically appealing (and as you said, does
not solve your original complaint).

(I'll wait a bit before further commits on this; notably I'll also
want to commit a corresponding entry to


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