[Rd] How to handle INT8 data
wdunlap at tibco.com
Fri Jan 20 18:16:42 CET 2017
If these are identifiers, store them as strings. If not, what sort of
calculations do you plan on doing with them?
On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 6:33 AM, Nicolas Paris <nicolas.paris at aphp.fr> wrote:
> Hello r users,
> I have to deal with int8 data with R. AFAIK R does only handle int4
> with `as.integer` function . I wonder:
> 1. what is the better approach to handle int8 ? `as.character` ?
> `as.numeric` ?
> 2. is there any plan to handle int8 in the future ? As you might know,
> int4 is to small to deal with earth population right now.
> Thanks for you ideas,
> int8 eg:
> 1. https://www.r-bloggers.com/r-in-a-64-bit-world/
> Nicolas PARIS
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