[R] Parsing results from boot

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Jun 15 10:28:15 CEST 2004

Prof Brian Ripley <ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Martin Maechler wrote:
> > If boot was programmed as we do other typical ``classes''.
> > The print method would print much less,
> > the summary method would compute all the interested quantities
> > and return an object of class "summary.boot" and there would be
> > a simple  print.summary.boot() method.
> > 
> > I assume Brian Ripley (as maintainer of 'boot') would accept
> > (well-written) user contributions to implement these, instead of
> > the current print.boot() mess^H^H^H^Himplementation.
> Only if Angelo Canty (the author) was happy too.  If anyone is thinking of 
> doing this, please discuss it with Angelo first.

If someone is feeling up to the necessary brow-beating, he/she might
want to apply it to Terry Therneau and summary.coxph as well. Of
course it is somewhat discouraging that neither Brian nor Thomas seem
to have been successful in getting the point across....

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