[R] can't find "as.family" function

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Aug 19 17:00:36 CEST 2007

On Sun, 19 Aug 2007, Mario Alfonso Morales Rivera wrote:

> Hi R users,
> I want to use dglm Package.
> I run the examples and it give me an error:
> Error en dglm(lot1 ~ log(u), ~1, data = clotting, family = Gamma) :
>        no se pudo encontrar la función "as.family"
> dglm can't find "as.family" function
> why ?

Because it does not exist in R (nor in the current version of package 

> PLEASE do read the posting guide 
> http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.

Please do as we ask.  We asked for the output of sessionInfo(), and one 
guess is that your versions are not current and this is a problem that has 
already been solved: another is that you have attached a package that 
conflicts with dglm -- the information we asked for would have helped in 
both cases.

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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