[Rd] quirky behavior from rbinom (PR#8071)

cpaulse@aecom.yu.edu cpaulse at aecom.yu.edu
Tue Aug 16 21:11:51 CEST 2005

Full_Name: Chris Paulse
Version: 2.1.1
Submission from: (NULL) (

This seems strange.  I have a small block of code that repeatedly calls rbinom. 
I put a break in there in case it returns NaN, as I've been having problems with
this.  Here is a transcript from the debug session:

Browse[1]> theP
[1] 1
Browse[1]> yleft[dataIndex]
[1] 3
Browse[1]> rbinom(1,3,1)
[1] 3
Browse[1]> rbinom(1,yleft[dataIndex], theP)
[1] NaN

Strange, huh?

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