[R] Suggestion: add log argument to stripchart

ripley@stats.ox.ac.uk ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Sun Mar 30 20:59:15 CEST 2003

FYI, feature-freeze on R 1.7.0 was last Wednesday, so your timing is
singularly unfortunate.

Please send this as a wishlist item to R-bugs, as otherwise it is likely 
to get lost.

On Sun, 30 Mar 2003, Stephen Eglen wrote:

> Hello,
> I frequently use stripchart to summarise data.  Recently I wished to
> plot a stripchart on a log scale, so modified stripchart locally.  The
> change is small, just adding log="" to the function call and
> then changing line 42 of src/library/base/R/stripchart.R from:
>     plot(xlim, ylim, type="n", ann=FALSE, axes=FALSE)
> to: 
>     plot(xlim, ylim, type="n", ann=FALSE, axes=FALSE, log=log)
> Could I request this be added?  If so, I'd be happy to send a patch
> for the .R and .Rd files.  boxplot() already offers the log argument,
> so I hope this is a reasonable and useful request.

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