[R] lm -- significance of x coefficient when I(x^2) is used

John Maindonald john.maindonald at anu.edu.au
Wed Sep 27 00:25:48 CEST 2000

> From: Jim Lindsey <james.lindsey at luc.ac.be>
> Bill's excellent discussion (which I do not reproduce here) describes
> precisely why I was (and still am) dead against having stars printed
> as the default option in lm and glm. Let's get rid of that and let
> people turn them on, if they want, in those cases in which they make
> sense.

I agree.  When using R for teaching, they are a serious distraction,
and I find it absolutely necessary to turn them off.
There are very obtrusive.  If there was a way to vary the shade of
grey in which the coefficients or t-statistics were printed, that
would be more acceptable!

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