|Bill Allombert on Tue, 17 Dec 2002 11:42:18 +0100|
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|Re: Vec vs Vecsmall|
On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 06:42:41PM +0100, Karim BELABAS wrote: > But then we lose Vec("abc") --> ["a", "b", "c"]. > Since there's no easy way to go from integer to character value > (e.g 97 --> 'a'), it is a net loss. I thing this feature should never has been implemented in the first place. We should remove it (and similarly for Vecsmall) and add a new function maybe strsplit() that do it instead, or something better. Overloading functions outside semantic bounds is confusing. Cheers, Bill.