[Rd] onefile= arg to postscript() (PR#854)

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk
Thu, 22 Feb 2001 09:03:36 +0100 (MET)

On Thu, 22 Feb 2001 pperkins@ucsd.edu wrote:

> for what it's worth, the explicit family=
> arg seems to be superfluous, it would be handled by ... and the call to
> check.options().

That is untrue, as you will see if you try it.
Take a look at the comment in the code, please.

    ## handle family separately as length can be 1 or 4
    if(!missing(family)) old$family <- family

In case you had not noticed, check.options would insist on length 1.

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