[Rd] String Vector Encoding
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 12:37:29 CET 2014
On 14-02-03 3:41 AM, Saptarshi Guha wrote:
> I was reading through serialize.c and i couldn't answer something.
> In readItem, case CHARSXP, rules exists to adjust the read string for
> string encoding.
This is described in the R Internals manual.
> Q1. I couldn't find where the encoding of the elements of the string vector
> are written? Is it when writeItem writes out the attributes of the item?
> But i couldn't find encoding in the attributes field
> x <- "fa\xE7ile"
> Encoding(x) <- "latin1"
> xx <- iconv(x, "latin1", "UTF-8")
> Apologies if this has been asked before
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