[R] survfit, summary, and survmean (was Changelog for survival package)

Heinz Tuechler tuechler at gmx.at
Fri May 22 16:58:58 CEST 2009

Dear Terry,

sorry that I did not see this change, and thank you for it. It is very useful.


At 15:28 22.05.2009, Terry Therneau wrote:

> > Further I appreciate your new function survmean(). At the moment it
> > seems to be intended as internal, and not documented in the help.
>The computations done by print.survfit are now a part of the results 
>returned by
>summary.survfit.  See  'table' in the output list of ?summary.survfit.  Both
>call an internal survmean() function to ensure that any future 
>updates stay in
>This was a perennial (and justified) complaint with print.survfit.  Per the
>standard print(x) always returns x, so there was no way to get the results of
>the print as an S object.
>   Terry

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