[R-sig-ME] Strange mcmcsamp issue

Douglas Bates bates at stat.wisc.edu
Tue Feb 26 18:51:23 CET 2008

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 4:09 AM, Nick Isaac <njbisaac at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Dear Prof Bates,

> Would you mind clarifying the status of mcmcsamp()?

> When lme4 version 0.999375-1 was released, you stated that mcmcsamp() was
> one of a few functions that did not work properly. You didn't mention
> mcmcsamp() when 0.999375-2 was released, but your recommendation to Jarrett
> Byrnes suggests that it's working as it should. So I'm a little confused.

> Your comments will be gratefully received.

Version 0.999375-4, the latest version on R-forge, has mcmcsamp
disabled.  I plan to have mcmcsamp restored in version 0.999375-5, at
least for linear mixed models.  It is somewhat more complicated to
create mcmcsamp for generalized linear mixed models and for nonlinear
mixed models.

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