Re: ts and defaults

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Subject: Re: ts and defaults
From: Prof Brian D Ripley (ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk)
Date: Sat 07 Aug 1999 - 07:24:13 EST


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On Fri, 6 Aug 1999, Paul Gilbert wrote:

[quoting me without attribution]

> >Do you want us to change ts in R not to be the constructor
> >of the ts class, and thereby `break a lot of user code' in R?
>
> No, I want you to change the name of your new improved class of time series and
> leave "ts" alone or make it even more compatible with S.
>
I asked a very specific question and got an ambiguous answer. `make it
even more compatible with S' means `yes', not `no', as in S ts() is not the
constructor of a ts class. Which do you want?

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