[Rd] dbinom link

Prof Brian Ripley r|p|ey @end|ng |rom @t@t@@ox@@c@uk
Mon May 18 11:39:04 CEST 2020

On 18/05/2020 09:57, peter dalgaard wrote:
> In principle a good idea, but I'm not sure the whereabouts of Catherine Loader are known at this point. Last peeps from her on the net seem to be about a decade old.

All attempts to contact Dr Loader re the locfit package failed, 
including those earlier this year.

> .pd
>> On 18 May 2020, at 10:31 , Abby Spurdle <spurdle.a using gmail.com> wrote:
>> This has come up before.
>> Here's the last time:
>> https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2019-March/077478.html
>> I guess my answer to the following the question...
>>     Perhaps we should ask permission to
>>     nail the thing down somewhere on r-project.org?
>> ...would be, to reproduce it somewhere.
>> And then update the link in the binom help file.
>> Given that the article was previously available freely (with no
>> apparent restrictions on reproducing it), and that the author has
>> significant published works which are open access, I'd be surprised if
>> there's any objection to reproducing it.
>> On Mon, May 18, 2020 at 8:01 PM Koenker, Roger W <rkoenker using illinois.edu> wrote:
>>> FWIW the link from ?dbinom to the Loader paper on Binomials is broken but the paper seems to be
>>> available here:   https://octave.1599824.n4.nabble.com/attachment/3829107/0/loader2000Fast.pdf
>>> Roger Koenker
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>>> Department of Economics, UCL
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>>> and Statistics, UIUC
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Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley using stats.ox.ac.uk
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