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How to deal with strings in different locale set?

There are many languages around the world. Every single one is a little bit different and has it’s own rules. For example if we look at this two words: “chladny” and “hladny”, most of us will say that their order

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Online documentation for our R packages now available

Online manual for the latest development versions of our R packages is now available at this link. Also, don’t miss the packages’ homepages in the Resources section.

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Properly “internationalized” regular expressions in R

We should pay special attention to writing a truly portable code that works in the same fashion under different locales and character encodings. Currently, R has two Regex engines, ERE (via TRE) and PRE (via PCRE). What is surprising, they

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