Re: [Rd] documentation for rank() (PR#7298)

From: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard_at_biostat.ku.dk>
Date: Thu 21 Oct 2004 - 09:44:55 EST

dgrove@fhcrc.org writes:

> I just found that rank() has a 'decreasing' argument that is not documented in
> its
> help page. I checked my version of 2.0.0 (original release hence unpatched)
> and
> it is not documented there. For curiousity I also went back to version 1.8.1
> and
> checked the function (not the documentation)and at that point rank() had not
> yet
> acquired the 'decreasing' argument.
>
> It's ironic as I was wishing that rank() had a decreasing option like
> sort does, and then I found that it already does.

Eh????

I have

> rank

function (x, na.last = TRUE, ties.method = c("average", "first",

    "random", "max", "min"))
{....

And we do have QC tools that work very hard to ensure that all arguments are documented!

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