[Rd] vctrs: a type system for the tidyverse

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd @ending from debi@n@org
Thu Aug 9 14:42:58 CEST 2018

On 8 August 2018 at 12:40, Hadley Wickham wrote:
| I think this is true in the tidyverse, which will never give you a
| factor unless you explicitly ask for one, but the default in base R
| (at least as soon as a data frame is involved) is to turn character
| vectors into factors.

False. Base R does what the option stringsAsFactors tells it to. Whereas your
incorrect statement implies unconditional behaviour.  


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