On Wed, 13 Sep 2017, Sven Schreiber wrote:
Am 13.09.2017 um 18:19 schrieb Sven Schreiber:
> P.S.: And what about a default value for theta (vector of initial values)?
> So far I'm always setting the initial values to zero, for lack of better
> ideas -- perhaps there are more reasonable values, but it would be useful
> if there was a default. Then we could write instead:
> midasreg dep const ownlag; mds(dIP, 0,4, "nexpAlmon")
Sorry, to avoid confusion: According to the doc there is currently already
the possibility to write "null" for the specification types 1-3. (For spec
type 0 it's already optional.) What I mean is if this explicit "null" could
also be made optional.
That would be a bit awkward to arrange. However, in git we now support
use of names in place of numeric codes for the parameterizations as