Subject: Re: glm code bug (PR#224)
Date: Tue 13 Jul 1999 - 16:37:46 EST
On Tue, 13 Jul 1999 Bill.Venables@cmis.csiro.au wrote:
[Peter only fixes most of the bugs....]
> There is a clear and simple bug in glm() that I have noticed in
> 0.64.2 (Windows and Unix) but may have been present in earlier
It has a long history: the expand.dots = FALSE was introduced in 0.63,
but the second call has been wrong for longer.
> The two marked lines should clearly be
> call <- match.call()
> mf <- match.call(expand.dots = FALSE)
as in S.
I've committed this for 0.65.0.
We have had various discussions about glm: it is proving very hard to
maintain (that is, find the bugs) and is irritatingly different from S.
One option is to reimplement it.
-- Brian D. Ripley, email@example.com Professor of Applied Statistics, http://www.stats.ox.ac.uk/~ripley/ University of Oxford, Tel: +44 1865 272861 (self) 1 South Parks Road, +44 1865 272860 (secr) Oxford OX1 3TG, UK Fax: +44 1865 272595
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