[Rd] proposal for new FAQ entry?

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Mon Aug 5 15:53:58 CEST 2013

On Aug 5, 2013, at 15:31 , Ben Bolker wrote:

> "Why did read.table stop reading my file" is a pretty FAQ, e.g.
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.r.general/297406/focus=297409
> (I could come up with a lot more examples if someone wanted).
> The answer is typically "check for spurious comment characters and
> unmatched quotation marks"

Or, diddle comment.char=/quote=  argument settings in cases where the commenting/quoting features themselves were unexpected.

> Does this seem FAQ-worthy? Should I e-mail the FAQ maintainer and suggest
> it?

Sure, as long as we never change the numbering of FAQ 7.31...

Peter Dalgaard, Professor
Center for Statistics, Copenhagen Business School
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