[Rd] Wishlist: simple legend options (PR#7400)

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Feb 14 12:04:56 CET 2005

On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, Gregor GORJANC wrote:

> Hello Uwe.
> Thanks for the response. I was searching in bug repository for something else 
> and found that wish. Hoewever I tried to do a search for that, so I would not 
> bother R-devel team. I was not successfull in finding any meaningfull 
> comments on legend in
> http://developer.r-project.org/R.svnlog.2005
> You are right with NEWS file in R-devel. It really documents this 
> improvement. Very nice. You guys really do an excellent job. I did not looked 
> in NEWS file since it is kind of "hidden" i.e. one needs to download the 
> R-devel and look in that file. But I confes, it is my blame, not of R-devel

It is accessible at


> folk. However I think, that it would be nice that link to NEWS file would be 
> accessible directly from R websites. I wrote few lines of HTML code that 
> could be added to CRAN webpages for this. I hope r-team or CRAN maintainers 
> will find this usefull.
> Look files:
> * A replacement for http://cran.at.r-project.org/sources.html. I added link 
> to last R-devel and R-patched archives and to corresponding NEWS files. 
> However there are now no NEWS files at 
> ftp://ftp.stat.math.ethz.ch/Software/R. I suggest that NEWS files for last 
> R-devel and R-patched should be there, but since there are two, they could be 
> named NEWS-devel and NEWS-patched or something alike.

All the information in R-patched should also be in R-devel: it has a 
section on 2.0.1 patched.

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