[R-SIG-Mac]Re: R 1.2.3

G. Sawitzki gs@statlab.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon, 27 Aug 2001 09:52:42 +0200

  thank you for your reply. And thank you for all the work you ared doing.

At 00:22 +0200 27.08.01, Stefano Iacus wrote:
>Thank you Guenter,
>I'm almost finished with porting R to the MPW shell. This will be 
>functioning for release 1.4 of R.

great. so we can use scripting facilities etc. within the Mac environment.

>>- the file open dialog for running examples has a stray text "Redo 
>>Paste" appearing above the "New" button.
>This is strange, on which system are you testing it ?


>>- Text in graphics has much improved, but theree are still some 
>>positioning glitches in vertical labels. See the example for lm().
>yes I'm still in trouble with this part of code.

I remember. This was already a topic in Vienna. I think this is due 
to some very  old code in S which is used here.
It would be nice if we could get someone to think how the graphics 
could be ported to a Quartz model for the MacX version.

>Under OSX this problem does not occour.
>From 1.3.1 R will be partially scriptable via Apple Events. It is 
>working but I didn't finished the code yet.

Very good and very helpful.