[R] separate commands by semicolon

Adrian Dușa dusa.adrian at unibuc.ro
Thu Sep 15 22:02:26 CEST 2016

On Thu, Sep 15, 2016 at 10:28 PM, William Dunlap <wdunlap at tibco.com> wrote:

> The most reliable way to split such lines is with parse(text=x).
> Regular expressions don't do well with context-free grammars.

Oh, that's right of course.
> as.character(parse(text = x))
[1] "foo <- \"3;4\""                    "bar <- \"don't ; use semicolons\""

That was simple enough, thanks very much,

Adrian Dusa
University of Bucharest
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