[Rd] Re: Default value for title in postscript()

Peter Kleiweg kleiweg at let.rug.nl
Thu Apr 24 01:03:54 MEST 2003

# aldus Patrick Connolly :

> |> I tend to agree that a change might be useful --
> |> For the new default, I'd actually go further and propose
> |> something like (when file = "Rplots.ps")
> |>
> |>    "Rplots.ps [from R 1.7.0]"
> Sounds like a good idea though I always specify a file name myself.

> In general, back-compatibility is important, but in this case, who
> would be inconvenienced by not having the same '%%Title:' line in all
> their postscript files?  Someone more experienced might be able to
> imagine a case.  I can't.

If you want to do it properly, add something like this comment:

%%Creator: R : Copyright 2003, The R Development Core Team, Version 1.7.0  (2003-04-16)

Leave out the %%Title comment, unless the user specifies a title.

Adding a %%CreationDate comment might be useful.

Peter Kleiweg

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