[R-SIG-Mac] saving graphs; jpeg(), bitmap()

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at math.uni-augsburg.de
Thu Dec 9 05:58:55 CET 2004

On Dec 8, 2004, at 11:39 PM, elijah wright wrote:

>> As of Apple's X11 - look in Applications -> Utilities and there 
>> should be X11. But XDarwin and other X11 are usually mutually 
>> exclusive, so I doubt that you have Apple's X11. I have no idea why 
>> someone would install XDarwin instead of Apple's X11 nowadays, it 
>> makes no sense to me, but maybe someone can explain that.
> my guess was that he had 10.1 or 10.2 with Xdarwin, then upgraded to 
> 10.3. this could result in 10.3+XDarwin.

Hmm.. for 10.2 there was the Apple beta already, but you're right, a 
much-updated system may have XD for historical reasons - but I'd get 
rid of it asap :P. On the other hand, supposedly fink is installed, 
too, but fink is incompatible across versions, you can't upgrade, you 
must re-install, so it seems like a quite messed up system to me ;). 
Ah, well, wait for Tiger, that should make fink obsolete even for 
Bioconductor ... (hopefully...) ;)

> mostly xdarwin binaries seemed to die, at some point, though... there 
> was some kinda timeout built into at least some versions of it.

Yes, it was more a hack than stable platform - but up to 10.1 you had 
no choice ... I especially hated the WM - it didn't cooperate well with 
other windows and in general copy/paste was a pain... I don't miss that 


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