[R] typos

Prof Brian D Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Fri Mar 5 23:12:42 CET 1999

On Fri, 5 Mar 1999, Rashid Nassar wrote:

> R version: RW0632
> 1. gnlm package, nlr() error message:
> "Last global step failed to locate a point lower than x.
> Either x is an approximate local minimum of the function,
> the function is too non-linear for this algorithm,
> or steptl is too large."
> last line: steptol   (also, should it read "steptol is too small?")

This is a problem in a package: could you refer those to the package porter
(here Jim Lindsey) please. I will only update the binary versions for
rw0xx when the version on CRAN is updated (or if something is seriously

Brian Ripley

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