Re: [Rd] snark of the day: new "features" (??) in Mathematica 7

From: Douglas Bates <bates_at_stat.wisc.edu>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 11:00:07 -0600

On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 10:34 AM, Ben Bolker <bolker_at_ufl.edu> wrote:

>  who wants to write rgl code to do these?

> http://tinyurl.com/yzojfn2
> http://tinyurl.com/ylrz2p8

>  :-)

I think that on this one we should follow Nancy Reagan's advice and "Just say no".

I wonder if they have read Tufte's descriptions of "chart junk". If so they missed the point that chart junk isn't a good thing.



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