[Rd] typo in src/library/stats/man/family.Rd: names of 'validmu' and 'valideta' ??

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 30 14:16:21 CET 2015

On 29/12/2015 8:45 PM, Ben Bolker wrote:
> under "Details" (version 2015-11-29 r69717; not quite cutting-edge,
> but nothing has changed in src/library/stats/man/family.Rd in 5 months
> [sorry for using the Github mirror, but I prefer the interface ...
> <https://github.com/wch/r-source/blob/trunk/src/library/stats/man/family.Rd>])
> it says:
> valid.mu: logical function.  Returns ‘TRUE’ if a mean vector ‘mu’ is
>            within the domain of ‘variance’.
> valid.eta: logical function.  Returns ‘TRUE’ if a linear predictor
>            ‘eta’ is within the domain of ‘linkinv’.
> However, the real names of these elements are "validmu" and "valideta"
> (no dots); try names(poisson()) or names(binomial()) and see ...
>     Can someone on R-core fix this and save me the trouble of filing a
> bug report ... ?
>    Or have I misunderstood something?

I don't think so.  It's fixed now.

Duncan Murdoch

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