[Rd] SUGGESTION: Force install.packages() to use ASCII encoding when parse():ing code?

Barry Rowlingson b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk
Fri Dec 12 17:58:52 CET 2014

On Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 12:34 PM, Jan Kim <jttkim at googlemail.com> wrote:

> it's just a matter of time that people get characters into their code that
> are different but indistinguishable in the font they use (I've seen this
> with \H{o} rather than a \"{o}), and mega-personmonths are wasted puzzling
> over tracking down these problems.

 Then R should ban variable names from having 'l', 'i', '1', '0' and
'O' in them!


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