Bug 17215 - read.dbf() and .stringsAsFactors
Summary: read.dbf() and .stringsAsFactors
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: R
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Add-ons (show other bugs)
Version: R 3.3.*
Hardware: Other Linux
: P5 enhancement
Assignee: R-core
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Reported: 2017-01-18 15:42 UTC by Milan Bouchet-Valat
Modified: 2017-01-18 15:42 UTC (History)
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Description Milan Bouchet-Valat 2017-01-18 15:42:10 UTC
foreign::read.dbf() takes an 'as.is' argument to avoid converting character vectors to factors. This argument currently defaults to TRUE. Wouldn't it make sense to default to default.stringsAsFactors() instead?