[R] Port package

roger koenker rkoenker at uiuc.edu
Wed Jul 9 18:55:45 CEST 2008

A more accurate wording,  I believe, would be "Port Library"  see:


Martin  will correct me if there really is a package!!

Unfortunately, the licensing link is broken on the URL above and
it would be interesting to know what the status of licensing really
is, since there were/are lots of useful things in this library.

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On Jul 9, 2008, at 11:42 AM, Jos Kaefer wrote:

> Hi
> When I type:
>> ?nls
> I come across this section:
> algorithm: character string specifying the algorithm to use. The
>          default algorithm is a Gauss-Newton algorithm.  Other
>          possible values are '"plinear"' for the Golub-Pereyra
>          algorithm for partially linear least-squares models and
>          '"port"' for the 'nl2sol' algorithm from the Port package.
> The simple question is: where's the Port package?
> I can't find it on cran.
> Thanks,
> Jos
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