[Rd] could we add an argument to suppress printing of levels for print.factor()?

Martin Maechler Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch>
Thu, 20 Jun 2002 14:04:28 +0200

>>>>> "tony" == A J Rossini <rossini@blindglobe.net> writes:

>>>>> "a" == A J Rossini <rossini@blindglobe.net> writes:
>>>>> "martin" == Martin Maechler <maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch> writes:
    martin> Hence we are waiting for a new patch (:-)

    a> In order to do that, I need to know what abbreviate.arg
    a> (the "un-documented" argument) does.  Anyone know?  Other
    a> thant that, it (the patch) is almost ready.

    a> (yes, I'm silly -- I'd rather not fire up S-PLUS 6 when
    a> doing reverse engineering...).

    tony> And here's the hack; note that I've left my "argument"
    tony> in for backwards compatibility.


hmm, are you serious ?
I mean it's not a very good reason to introduce an extra
argument, not S back-compatible, just because you had a local
hack with it?

I'm about to do the version withOUT the `print.levels'.

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