Re: [Rd] buglet in dist() ?

From: Ben Bolker <bolker_at_zoo.ufl.edu>
Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2007 15:07:29 -0400

  oops. sorry. should have figured something this obvious would have been on purpose.

  Ben

Peter Dalgaard wrote:
> Ben Bolker wrote:
>> the first line of dist() says
>>
>> if (!is.na(pmatch(method, "euclidian")))
>>
>> shouldn't that be "euclidean" ?
>>
>>
> I think not. The first *five* lines are
>
> if (!is.na(pmatch(method, "euclidian")))
> method <- "euclidean"
> METHODS <- c("euclidean", "maximum", "manhattan", "canberra",
> "binary", "minkowski")
> method <- pmatch(method, METHODS)
>
> so what happens is that if you enter "euclidian" (which I gather is an
> uncommon but valid spelling) you get the same result as with "euclidean".
>
>> ---------------------
>> R version 2.5.1 (2007-06-27)
>> i486-pc-linux-gnu
>>
>> locale:
>> LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8;LC_NUMERIC=C;LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8;LC_COLLATE=en_US.UTF-8;LC_MONETARY=en_US.UTF-8;LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF-8;LC_PAPER=en_US.UTF-8;LC_NAME=C;LC_ADDRESS=C;LC_TELEPHONE=C;LC_MEASUREMENT=en_US.UTF-8;LC_IDENTIFICATION=C
>>
>>
>> attached base packages:
>> [1] "stats" "graphics" "grDevices" "utils" "datasets"
>> "methods" [7] "base"
>> other attached packages:
>> bbmle nlme
>> "0.7.7" "3.1-84"
>>
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