[Rd] 'mean' is not reverted in median() as NEWS says (PR#13731)
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri May 29 19:05:42 CEST 2009
zhengxin at mail.nih.gov wrote:
> Version: 2.9.0
> OS: windows, linux
> Submission from: (NULL) (22.214.171.124)
> In NEWS, it says "median.default() was altered in 2.8.1 to use sum() rather
> than mean(), although it was still documented to use mean().
> This caused problems for POSIXt objects, for which mean() but
> not sum() makes sense, so the change has been reverted."
> But it's not reverted yet.
That text is not in the NEWS file for 2.9.0. And the NEWS file that it
is in is not for 2.9.0, and does not list that change under "CHANGES IN
R VERSION 2.9.0".
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