[R] Incompatibility with VGAM

From: Kjetil Brinchmann Halvorsen <kjetil_at_acelerate.com>
Date: Sun 29 May 2005 - 08:46:41 EST


I just discovered that when the VGAM package (not on CRAN) is loaded, glm() doesn't work. This is because VGAM defines a family function() which gets found
by glm() in place of the family function from stats. Then VGAM:::family returns an object which doesn't have a $family component, (it has a component
$vfamily).

I thought namespaces should protect us from this happening?

Kjetil

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