[R] Incompatibility with VGAM

Kjetil Brinchmann Halvorsen kjetil at acelerate.com
Sun May 29 00:46:41 CEST 2005

I just discovered that when the VGAM package (not on CRAN) is loaded,
glm() doesn't work. This is because VGAM defines a family function() 
which gets found
by glm() in place of the family function from stats.
Then VGAM:::family returns an object which doesn't have a $family 
component, (it has a component

I thought namespaces should protect us from this happening?



Kjetil Halvorsen.

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