[Rd] matlines, matpoints don't follow prototype (PR#506)

maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch maechler@stat.math.ethz.ch
Fri, 7 Apr 2000 11:35:45 +0200 (MET DST)

>>>>> "ChuckB" == Charles C Berry <cberry@tajo.ucsd.edu> writes:

    ChuckB> The Blue Book allows the 'type' argument to be used in matpoints and
    ChuckB> matlines.

    ChuckB>	matlines(x, y, type="l", lty=1:5, pch=, col=1:4)

    ChuckB> R-1.0.0 does not.

    ChuckB> Thus, type="h", "b", must be invoked thru matplot( x, y, type = "h",
    ChuckB> add=TRUE)

    ChuckB> For the sake of consistency with S, it would be nice to have
    ChuckB> matlines defined as:

    ChuckB> "matlines" <-
    ChuckB> function(x, y, type = 'l', lty=1:5, lwd = 1, pch=NULL, col=1:6, ...)
    ChuckB> matplot(x=x, y=y, type=type, lty=lty, lwd=lwd, pch=pch, col=col,
    ChuckB> add=TRUE, ...)

    ChuckB> and similarly for matpoints.

You are right.

I've fixed it for the upcoming patch release (1.0.1).

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