[R] mapping of colornames into hsv?

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Mon Feb 28 12:58:36 CET 2000

> To: <jens.oehlschlaegel-akiyoshi at mdfactory.de>
> Date: 28 Feb 2000 12:22:45 +0100
> "Jens Oehlschlägel-Akiyoshi" <jens.oehlschlaegel-akiyoshi at mdfactory.de> 
> > I couldn't find this in online help or the archives:
> > Is there any R function or object giving the mapping of the colornames as
> > given by colors() into the hsv() model?
> It isn't there. You might be able to cook something up which calls the
> internal name2col() C function which returns the RGB color code for a
> string name. 
> [And as I was experimenting with this I tried palette(colors()) and
> got a segfault...]

I _think_  etc/colors.big is the R code that does the job, but whether
it is the same is unsure.

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