Re: [Rd] raster support in graphics devices

From: hadley wickham <h.wickham_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2009 10:19:12 -0600

> Its not just the time.  Its also the nuisance of having to manage files that
> I never needed in the first place.

In general, it's much easier to create output from a R object than create an R object from output.

It's good programming practice to minimise the number of functions with side-effects - if all input and output went through connections, many parts of R would be much easier to program against.

Hadley

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