Re: [Rd] inconsistency or bug in coef() (PR#9358)

From: <rmh_at_temple.edu>
Date: Mon 13 Nov 2006 - 14:46:22 GMT


I am fascinated. I can accept the argument that suppressing aliased values is a valid behavior of the program. The defense of the inconsistency between the two displays surprises me.

Yes, Brian, I checked. That's why I offered the option of an inconsistency. I do believe strongly that the coef section of summary and the coef function should give identical results.

I still think the inconsistency is a bug. I think the author of the print.summary.lm did the right thing by showing the requested coef for the x variable and giving it a missing value.

Rich



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