[R] predict.mlm bug?

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Jun 25 19:42:37 CEST 2002

Yes, it can't at present be used.  But that is not a coding error, rather
future-proofing for when se=TRUE is implemented.

On Tue, 25 Jun 2002, Paul Gilbert wrote:

> I believe there is a coding error in the first part of predict.mlm in the
> splines package, but perhaps someone could explain the logic to me if I'm wrong.
Now, that really is a coding error: it is in package base.

> I don't see how the second if (missing(newdata)) could ever be true. (I would
> show the code but I'm using email on a different machine than R today.)

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