R-beta: Bug or feature? [+ better histograms]
wvenable at attunga.stats.adelaide.edu.au
Mon Aug 18 02:00:51 CEST 1997
Ross Ihaka writes:
> Oh goody! I HATE the present hist; partly because of the
> frequency/density aspect, but mainly because if I ask for 10 cells I
> expect to get 10 cells, not 7 or 35 or whatever. I'd like propose
> that the present hist get renamed hist.old (or something similar) and
> that Bill's "truehist" become the true "hist".
> Any takers?
Unfortunately it still has that rather curious aspect of not
taking you seriously when you ask for N (yes, N) cells. It is a
V&R function and we thought people loved that part...
(In fact yesterday I was using it and when I asked for 5 cells I
got 6. For 6 I got 7. For 7 I got ... 14!)
I could fix it, of course.
Bill Venables, Head, Dept of Statistics, Tel.: +61 8 8303 5418
University of Adelaide, Fax.: +61 8 8303 3696
South AUSTRALIA. 5005. Email: Bill.Venables at adelaide.edu.au
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