[R] Fwd: Package manual examples - 'unexpected$undefined' errors

Uwe Ligges ligges at statistik.uni-dortmund.de
Tue Jul 31 12:04:45 CEST 2007

David Pain wrote:
> Bounced first time!
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: David Pain <dsp0718 at googlemail.com>
> Date: 28-Jul-2007 11:03
> Subject: Package manual examples - 'unexpected$undefined' errors
> To: r-help at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Trying out an unfamiliar package, the natural thing is to use the
> examples given in the package's manual - hopefully, the writers of the
> package wouldn't include examples which didn't work!
> Recently, though, I've been getting 'unexpected$undefined' error
> messages when doing this, despite having copy/pasted the text from the
> manual (taking out hard breaks on the way).

Well, we cannot know if "the package" does make problems (you haven't 
stated which one).

> Moreover, I've had error messages for commands which I've previously
> had work fine.
> For instance, this from Zelig
> z.out <­ zelig(vote ~ race + educate, model = "logit", data = turnout)
> has at different times worked fine and thrown up the error message.

So you tell us the some package influences Zelig's functionality, but 
how can we help if you do not tell us which one it is?

Uwe Ligges

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