[R] read.socket - Strange strings. How to force sub to remove all occurences of a pattern?
hb at maths.lth.se
Thu Feb 19 18:57:42 CET 2004
Hi, here's some classical questions to you; what's your system and
what version of R are you using? Could you give a workable code
example how you connect to the Apache server? Is the server public so
others can test your code?
About sub(): you're looking for gsub().
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> Subject: [R] read.socket - Strange strings. How to force sub
> to remove all occurences of a pattern?
> I am opening a connection to an apache server sending a get
> and then I am reading from the socket. All works finde except
> that I am getting some strange strings disrupting the html e.g.
> <FON\r\nffb\r\nT COLOR ...
> They are not frequent ( a few of them) but of course make live hard.
> I cant observe them with lynx --source they dont occure.
> I am trying a workaround with sub. But it removes only the
> first occurence. How I can force sub to remove all occurences
> of a pattern and not only the first?
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