Re: [Rd] typo in R online manual (PR#7200)

From: Prof Brian Ripley <ripley_at_stats.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu 26 Aug 2004 - 01:20:26 EST


That is a mistake at your own department's site, but not in the current R sources. It seems those docs are from R 1.2.2! Even R 1.6.2 has the correct formula.

Please ask whoever maintains that site to correct it, and don't expect the R team to fix problems in 3.5 year old versions of R.

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 trindade@stat.ufl.edu wrote:

> There is a mistake on the "Weibull Distribution" (base package) help
> page in the online docs (http://docs.stat.ufl.edu/R/doc/html/). The
> formula for Var(X) should have Gamma(1 + 1/a)^2 in place of Gamma(1 + 1/a).
>
>

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