[R] terms.inner

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 15:49:03 CEST 2006

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On 9/5/06, Terry Therneau <therneau at mayo.edu> wrote:
> Question:
>  I am trying to impliment a function in R that we use quite regularly in
> Splus, and it fails due to a lack of the "terms.inner" function in R.
> The substitute is?
> Part question and part soapbox:
> Why remove terms.inner from R?  It's little used, but rather innocuous.
> Mostly soapbox:
>  I figured it was no big deal, as I originally discovered the use of
> terms.inner from reading the plot.gam function.  So I'd just see what
> plot.gam does in R.
>  > plot.gam
>  Error: object "plot.gam" not found
>  Ok, I know this function has to exist.  I even remember that there is some
> sort of multi-colon secret handshake that will convince R to let you look
> at it, although I don't remember the form.  This Nixonesque passion with
> hiding things is one of the reasons I still prefer Splus.
>        Terry Therneau
>        therneau.terry at mayo.edu
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