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stringi 1.1.1 released

stringi is among the top 10 most downloaded R packages, providing various string processing facilities. A new release comes with a few bugfixes and new features. * [BUGFIX] #214: allow a regex pattern like `.*` to match an empty string.

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stringi 1.0-1

First of all, we’re happy to announce that since the 1.0.0 release, the stringr package for R is now powered by stringi. For more details, read more here. Also please note that the stringi package version 1.0-1 is now on

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stringi 0.4-1 released – fast, portable, consistent character string processing

A new release of the stringi package is available on CRAN (please wait a few days for Windows and OS X binary builds). # install.packages("stringi") or update.packages() library("stringi") Here’s a list of changes in version 0.4-1. In the current release,

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Faster, easier, and more reliable character string processing with stringi 0.3-1

A new release of the stringi package is available on CRAN (please wait a few days for Windows and OS X binary builds). # install.packages("stringi") or update.packages() library("stringi") stringi is an R package providing (but definitely not limiting to) equivalents

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ICU Unicode text transforms in the R package stringi

The ICU (International Components for Unicode) library provides very powerful and flexible ways to apply various Unicode text transforms. These include: Full (language-specific) case mappings, Unicode normalization, Text transliteration (e.g. script-to-script conversion). All of these are available to R programmers/users

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(String/text processing)++: stringi 0.2-3 released

A new release of the stringi package is available on CRAN (please wait a few days for Windows and OS X binary builds). stringi is a package providing (but definitely not limiting to) replacements for nearly all the character string

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stringi 0.1-11 available for testing

We have prepared binary builds of the latest version of our stringi processing package (Windows i386/x86_64 for R 2.15.X and 3.0.X and OS X x86_64 for R 3.0.X). The are – together with the source package – available with the

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stringi_0.1-9 now available for testing

stringi is THE R package for correct, fast, and simple string processing in each locale and native charset. Another alpha release (for testing purposes) can be automatically downloaded by calling in R: source(‘http://static.rexamine.com/packages/stringi_install.R’) The auto-installer gives access to a Windows

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stringi-0.1 **alpha release**

The stringi package has been successfully built on Windows/i386 and Windows/x64. Today’s patches give high possibility that the package will smoothly go through CRAN checks & Win/compile process. Version 0.1-6 includes an automatic installer for our ICU4C lib build for

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