[Rd] unlist strips date class

peter dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 10:05:14 CET 2016

On 02 Dec 2016, at 23:13 , Hervé Pagès <hpages at fredhutch.org> wrote:

> More generally one might reasonably expect 'unlist(x)' to be equivalent
> to 'do.call(c, x)' on a list 'x' where all the list elements are atomic
> vectors:

Well, both are generic, and e.g. there is no "Date" method for unlist(), but there is for c(). It is not clear that the two should be kept in lockstep and there is certainly no mechanism to enforce that.

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