[Rd] trellis.device in .First (PR#6812)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Jun 14 08:27:42 CEST 2004

On Mon, 14 Jun 2004, Paul Murrell wrote:

> Could we avoid the user-disruption problem by making a new 
> graphicsDevices package (to contain postscript(), x11(), ps.options(), 
> ...) and have the graphics package import these symbols from 
> graphicsDevices AND export them (this is technically feasible with the 
> current NAMESPACE implementation right?).  Then existing users wouldn't 
> have to change their hooks, but grid could import directly from 
> graphicsDevices, not via graphics.

I believe that is possible.  Are you going to try it?


Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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