[Rd] typo in R online manual (PR#7200)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Aug 25 17:20:26 CEST 2004

That is a mistake at your own department's site, but not in the current R
sources.  It seems those docs are from R 1.2.2!  Even R 1.6.2 has the 
correct formula.

Please ask whoever maintains that site to correct it, and don't expect the 
R team to fix problems in 3.5 year old versions of R.

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 trindade at stat.ufl.edu wrote:

> There is a mistake on the "Weibull Distribution" (base package) help 
> page in the online docs (http://docs.stat.ufl.edu/R/doc/html/). The 
> formula for Var(X) should have Gamma(1 + 1/a)^2 in place of Gamma(1 + 1/a).

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