[R] sample() help

HEUMANN,JOHN (A-Loveland,ex1) john_heumann at agilent.com
Tue Oct 9 19:50:58 CEST 2001

The documentation for sample() describes the optional "prob"
argument as "A vector of probabilities of obtaining the 
elements of the vector being sampled". 

Both run time behavior and source code (routine FixupProb) 
suggest that "prob" can be a vector of non-negative, 
relative weights (i.e. not necessarily normalized). 
Should the help be updated to reflect this?


John M. Heumann, Agilent Technologies
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