# [R] typo in contrast package's vignettes

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Feb 3 15:41:06 CET 2010

On Feb 3, 2010, at 9:28 AM, Peng Yu wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 11:22 PM, David Winsemius <dwinsemius at comcast.net
> > wrote:
>>
>> On Feb 3, 2010, at 12:20 AM, Peng Yu wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 11:14 PM, David Winsemius <dwinsemius at comcast.net
>>> >
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Feb 3, 2010, at 12:11 AM, Peng Yu wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 11:04 PM, David Winsemius
>>>>> <dwinsemius at comcast.net>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Feb 2, 2010, at 11:42 PM, Peng Yu wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> It seems that Eq (2) in the vignettes for the 'contrast'
>>>>>>> packages is
>>>>>>> not correct. That is, the numerator on the right hand side
>>>>>>> should be
>>>>>>> $c' \beta$ rather than $c' \lambda$, right? If I'm correct,
>>>>>>> could
>>>>>>> somebody notice the author to fix it?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Do it yourself.
>>>>>
>>>>> What do you mean? I have two questions. I assume you are
>>>>> complete to avoid any confusions?
>>>>
>>>> If you think there is an error, then you should contact the package
>>>> maintainer. Simple (and complete) as that.
>>>
>>> If you don't want to check, then don't post with nonsense reply.
>>
>> Its the advice that you could and _should_ have read in the Posting
>> Guide.
>
> I'm not clear how my original post violate the posting guide
> http://www.r-project.org/posting-guide.html. Would you please be
> specific which item I violated?

Your use of "violated", not mine.

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