[R] The joys of Nabble: Re: Cannot use negative argument in function

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 01:24:43 CET 2012

On 12-02-29 6:28 PM, Sarah Goslee wrote:
> This is yet another problem with the Nabble interface to
> the list.
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 6:21 PM, Richard M. Heiberger<rmh at temple.edu>  wrote:
>> This line
>>   TT<- *Temp*+273.15
>> makes it unexecutable.  that is not the error you mentioned.
> On nabble, that variable is in bold. When it's reformatted for
> the plain-text email list, the formatting is converted to ** surrounding
> that bit of text.
> This is not helpful.
> Please note, this is an argument for NOT using nabble, rather
> than for converting the list to HTML. The latter would cause
> many more problems.
> Another problem with nabble is that there is no context in this
> post. What error? What reproducible example? What are we
> trying to solve? With the erroneous formatting codes removed,
> the function runs, as far as I can tell.

No need to complain about nabble, just filter them out.  Look for a 
"Message-ID" header containing "nabble.com".

Duncan Murdoch

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