[Rd] Regression stars

Ben Bolker bbolker at gmail.com
Tue Feb 12 14:54:37 CET 2013

Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Regarding stringsAsFactors:  I'm not going to defend keeping it as is, 
> I'll let the people who like it defend it.  

  Would someone (anyone) like to come forward and give us a defense
of stringsAsFactors=TRUE -- even someone who doesn't personally like
it but would like to play devil's advocate?

> What I will likely do is 
> make a few changes so that character vectors are automatically changed 
> to factors in modelling functions, so that operating with 
> stringsAsFactors=FALSE doesn't trigger silly warnings.
> Duncan Murdoch

 [apologies for snipping context: "gmane made me do it"]

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