[R] meaning of warning messages after spss-import

Katharina Manderscheid katharina.manderscheid at unilu.ch
Wed Jul 7 23:13:39 CEST 2010

I have imported a spss-data set with the read.spss command and received the following warning
messages. Does this mean that something did not work correctly? What am I to make out of these messages?
Thanks for your help, Katharina

Warning messages:
1: In read.spss("/Daten/ESS4DE.spss/ESS4DE.sav",  :
  /Daten/ESS4DE.spss/ESS4DE.sav: File-indicated character representation code (1252) looks like a
Windows codepage
2: In read.spss("/Daten/ESS4DE.spss/ESS4DE.sav",  :
  /Daten/ESS4DE.spss/ESS4DE.sav: Unrecognized record type 7, subtype 20 encountered in system file

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