Re: R-alpha: R 0.12 alpha: problem with qt()

Douglas Bates (
Wed, 6 Nov 96 08:07 CST

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Date: Wed, 6 Nov 96 08:07 CST
From: Douglas Bates <>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: R 0.12 alpha: problem with qt()
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>>>>> "Martyn" == Martyn Plummer <> writes:

  Martyn> At 09:18 06/11/96, <> wrote:
  >>  I recently noticed the following problem (R version is 0.12
  >> alpha, system is Debian GNU/Linux 1.1.x): for some combinations
  >> of x and df, qt(x, df) never returns.

  Martyn> I have the same set up.  I have tried your examples and have
  Martyn> no problems.

I am also running the same setup and do not have problems with qt and
these arguments.
 > qt(0.99, 10)
 [1] 2.763769
 > qt(0.99, 90)
 [1] 2.368497
 > qt(0.99, 100)
 [1] 2.364217

P.S. Since at least 3 of us are running R-alpha under Debian Linux,
     would it be worthwhile making a Debian package for R?  I can look
     into doing it but not until December.  If someone else wants to
     do it, I would be happy to collaborate in whatever way I can.
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