[Rd] summary.default rounding on numeric seems inconsistent with other R behaviors

John Mount jmount at win-vector.com
Wed Aug 24 16:25:50 CEST 2016

> On Aug 24, 2016, at 2:36 AM, Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> [Talking to myself .. ;-)]
> Yes, but that's the tough part to change.
> This thread's topic is really only about changing summary.default(),
> and I have started testing such a change now, and that does seem
> very sensible:
> - No rounding in summary.default(),  but
> - (almost) back-compatible rounding in its print() method.
> My current plan is to commit this to R-devel in a day or so,
> unless unforeseen issues emerge.
> Martin

That is potentially a very good outcome.  Thank you so much for producing and testing a patch.

John Mount
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