[R] Strplit code
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Dec 3 21:46:56 CET 2008
On Wed, 3 Dec 2008, pomchip at free.fr wrote:
> Dear R-users,
> The strsplit function does not exist in S-plus and I would like to use it. How
> could I reproduce the function in Splus or access to its source code?
With difficulty, as it is almost entirely implemented in C code (in
src/main/character.c and src/main/regex.c, as well as the PCRE library)..
It is not something I would undertake lightly (and I am the
author/maintainer of most of that code).
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/
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