On Wed, 11 Feb 2009, Sven Schreiber wrote:
On 06.02.2009 21:52, Sven Schreiber wrote:
> there's a feature requests on logit models that is now one year old, see
> [ 1886339 ]:
> Of course, in principle there's no reason why a feature request couldn't
> simply exist for years until it might eventually get fulfilled; but
> still I think one year is a good time to make a decision whether it is
> still needed in the feature request database.
> For example, the first part of that request (implement multinomial
> logit) is of course valid, but in some sense it's not needed, because
> everybody knows that having more models in gretl would be nice, it's
> just a matter of limited programmer resources, and a reminder isn't
> necessary. For the same reason I haven't filed a feature request
> "implement structural VAR models" or similar things.
> So if it were just for that part of the request, I would be inclined to
> close it.
> But then there are the smaller parts 2 and 3 which relate to the
> handling of the reference category. What about those, is this deemed
> unimportant or could it be done in the next half-year or so? And BTW,
> wouldn't this refer to probit also? (and to what else?) So maybe we
> should rename the request along those lines?
Thanks, Sven, for keeping us honest on the trackers. On this
point I have to say it's not a priority for me at present. I'd
say leave the request in place and hopefully we'll get to it