Re: [Rd] sunspot data in R 2.0.0

From: Deepayan Sarkar <deepayan_at_stat.wisc.edu>
Date: Thu 02 Sep 2004 - 02:37:18 EST

On Wednesday 01 September 2004 10:33, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Sep 2004, Deepayan Sarkar wrote:
> > I noticed this in the NEWS:
> >
> > o Datasets 'sunspot.month' and 'sunspot.year' are available
> > separately but not via data(sunspot) (which is used by
> > package lattice to retrieve a dataset 'sunspot').
> >
> > Now, the 'sunspot' dataset included in lattice was actually a
> > mistake, I realized later that I instead wanted the 'sunspots' data
> > from base, which is currently used in example(xyplot). (Even more
> > recently, I realized that I actually want sunspot.year.)
> >
> > Would it make any difference if I removed the 'sunspot' data from
> > lattice? I don't think anyone is going to miss it.
>
> Not to that change. We are trying to encourage the idea that
> data(foo) gives you foo (and possibly more), and also to remove
> conflicts between packages.
>
> I think if you removed sunspot from lattice we could then encourage
> you to use LazyData, which would be good as all other standard and
> recommended packages now do.

Sounds good. I'll do that.

Deepayan



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