[R] read.socket - Strange strings. How to force sub to remove all occurences of a pattern?

wolski wolski at molgen.mpg.de
Thu Feb 19 19:15:32 CET 2004

Hallo Douglas, Henrik!

Thanks a lot for the help with sub and gsub.


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On 2/19/2004 at 10:12 AM Douglas Grove wrote:

>Did you look at the help page for sub?? 
>Read "Details:"
>On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, wolski wrote:
>> 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 ...
>> \r\na48\r\n
>>   \r\nffb\r\n 
>> 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
>> How I can force sub to remove all occurences of a pattern and not only
>the first?
>> Eryk
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