Re: Significance stars (was Re: R-beta: glm bug)

Peter Dalgaard BSA (p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk)
20 Jun 1998 01:05:15 +0200


To: Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Subject: Re: Significance stars (was  Re: R-beta: glm bug)
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk>
Date: 20 Jun 1998 01:05:15 +0200
In-Reply-To: Martin Maechler's message of Fri, 19 Jun 1998 21:14:55 +0200

Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:

> 
> >>>>> "PD" == Peter Dalgaard BSA <p.dalgaard@biostat.ku.dk> writes:
> 
>     PD> Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:
>     >> Jim Lindsey wanted  a  *global* option so that he can turn it off for all
>     >> his students when they just use
>     >> 
>     >> summary([g]lm(....))
>     >> 
>     >> 
>     >> Any proposals for a NAME of the global option?
> 
>     PD> Anything wrong with signif.stars ?
> 
> well, yes insofar that you must explicitly use  
> 
> 	print( summary(glm( model1...)),  signif.stars = FALSE)
....
> as opposed to
> 
> 	options(show.signif.stars = FALSE)
> 	summary(glm( model1...))
> 	summary(glm( model2...))
....

I meant: Anything wrong with using the same *name*? (options(signif.stars=F))

>     >> NOTE:  We do  *NOT* advocate believing in P-values,
> 	      ^^
> 	      was not "R-core" but ``people at ETH stat.dept''
I know...

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