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Re: Re: Bug in Import?

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  • Subject: [mg54817] Re: [mg54806] Re: Bug in Import?
  • From: Clifford Martin <camartin at snet.net>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 22:29:06 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I found the same thing under Version 5.0. No problem
with this export and import.

Cliff
--- virgilio at ieee.org wrote:

> Mark Fisher wrote:
> > (1) I export a data set that has two identitcal
> rows.
> > (2) I use "!!" to display the stored file, showing
> that it contains
> two
> > identical rows.
> > (3) I import the file, the result of which does
> *not* have two
> identical
> > rows: The first row is different from the second
> row.
> >
> > Export["test.tsv",
> >      {{"2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"},
> >      { "2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"}}]
> >
> > !!test.tsv -->
> >
> > 2005-01-24    2005-02-14
> > 2005-01-24    2005-02-14
> >
> > Import["test.tsv"] -->
> >
> > {{2005-01-24, 2005-02-14},
> > {2005, -1, -24, 2005, -2, -14}}
> >
> > Surely this is a bug.
> >
> > (I sent this example to support at wolfram.com three
> weeks ago, but the
> > only response I've received is that it's not a
> bug. Frankly, I don't
> > think the tech person who responded understood the
> example.)
> >
> > I  am using version 5.1 for Windows.
> >
> > --Mark.
> 
> Hi Mark,
> 
> FWIW, on v5.0, I can't reproduce your problem yet. 
> Here is what I get:
> 
> 
> In[1]:=
> Export["test.tsv",
>      {{"2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"},
>      { "2005-01-24", "2005-02-14"}}]
> Out[1]=
> test.tsv
> 
> In[2]:=
> !!test.tsv
> >From In[2]:=
> 2005-01-24	2005-02-14
> 2005-01-24	2005-02-14
> 
> In[3]:=
> Import["test.tsv"]
> Out[3]=
> {{2005-01-24,2005-02-14},{2005-01-24,2005-02-14}}
> 
> In[4]:=
> $Version
> Out[4]=
> 5.0 for Microsoft Windows (June 10, 2003)
> 
> 
> Vince Virgilio
> 
> 


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