[R] Exist the S 'dates' function in R?

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Nov 21 21:55:07 CET 2000

"Garcia, Jose Angel (Jose Angel)" wrote:
> Good afternoon,
> I am a new user of the R application, and I don't know to much about the
> lenguage.
> I am  trying a to run some of the S programs I have, and some of them are
> crashing with the "dates" function. This function translate a character
> string into a 'dates representation object'.
> Do you know if there is a similar function in R?
> Thank you very much for your help

There's a function dates() in the package "chron"....

Uwe Ligges

BTW: In Version 1.2.0 Under development (unstable) (2000-11-15)

> dates(c("02/27/92", "02/27/92", "01/14/92",
+                "02/28/92", "02/01/92"))
Error in names<-.default(*tmp*, value = fnames) : 
        Unimplemented feature in duplicate
> dates("02/27/99")
Error in as.vector(x, "double") : cannot coerce to vector
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