[Rd] Implementation of pretty

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 19:41:13 CEST 2007

On 4/5/07, Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch> wrote:
> >>>>> "hadley" == hadley wickham <h.wickham at gmail.com>
> >>>>>     on Thu, 5 Apr 2007 10:43:41 -0500 writes:
>     hadley> Hi, I'm trying to track down any references for the
>     hadley> implementation of pretty (or grid.pretty) in R.  Is
>     hadley> it original work?
> Much of it is.  The original version, say R version 0.01, may
> have been based on some reference, but we have added quite a few extra tweaks,
> where in my case I sat down with a piece of paper, considered
> and transformed some inequalities and also did computer
> experiments additionally.
> I've even started to make more coherent notes eventually, but
> not electronically, and hence no tech.report /  publication / ...
>  { Did you really want to know this :-) }

Yes - that's great!  And if you ever do put you notes in electronic
format I'd love to see them.  There's very little written on the
subject of choosing good tick marks.


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