[R] Not a bug - Was: [R] A bug report?

Jason Turner jasont at indigoindustrial.co.nz
Thu Apr 15 08:31:15 CEST 2004

Ajay Shah wrote:
> where it is asif the summary.lm(m) statement never occurred. If I put
> in a statement print(m) it works, but the summary.lm(m) does not work.
> Now here's what's weird: Suppose I remove the statement that comes
> AFTER this summary.lm(m) statement. That is, I don't say
>     details = summary.lm(m)
> as the last line of the function. In this case, the program works fine!
> I'm most confused. I can't see how putting in an assignment statement
> AFTER a function call can contaminate a PREVIOUS statement. I would be
> most happy if you could guide me...

See the FAQ about summary() methods, and what they do.




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