[Rd] Regression stars

Marc Schwartz marc_schwartz at me.com
Thu Feb 7 18:50:07 CET 2013

FWIW, that has been my default setting for years in my .Rprofile.

If there is some agreement on this from R Core, it would seem that version 3.0.0 would be a reasonable breakpoint for this change in default behavior.


Marc Schwartz

On Feb 7, 2013, at 8:27 AM, John Fox <jfox at mcmaster.ca> wrote:

> Dear Frank,
> I'd like to second your implicit motion to make options(show.signif.stars=FALSE) the default.
> Thanks for raising this point.
> John
> On Thu, 7 Feb 2013 05:32:04 -0800 (PST)
> Frank Harrell <f.harrell at vanderbilt.edu> wrote:
>> Today's GNU R tutorial in
>> http://how-to.linuxcareer.com/a-quick-gnu-r-tutorial-to-statistical-models-and-graphics
>> points out how bad statistical practice is being further perpetuated, by
>> virtue of "significance stars" still being the default in printed output
>> from lm models.

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