[Rd] read.pnm question in R-beta

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 22 20:10:51 CET 2013

On 22/03/2013 17:53, Hodgess, Erin wrote:
> In R-beta (Masked Marvel), when I do the example from the read.pnm help file, this is what happens:
> x <- read.pnm(system.file("pictures/logo.pgm",package="pixmap")[1])
> Warning message:
> In rep(cellres, length=2): x is NULL so the result will be NULL
> In R-2.15.3, it's all right.

That is an error in a package (and no, it was not all right: how can 
NULL ever be replicated to length 2?).  I presume package pixmap, but 
you did not tell us.

After all these years you should have read the posting guide and know to 
send such comments to the package maintainer.

> Thanks,
> Erin
> Erin M. Hodgess, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor
> Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences
> University of Houston - Downtown
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