Re: [Rd] A package for visualizing R syntax

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2009 16:52:48 -0500

Very nice. Certainly it would be welcome to see this packaged for widespread use.

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Sylvain Loiseau <sylvain.loiseau_at_unicaen.fr> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I have written a small set of functions for drawing graphical representations of R objects and evaluations of R expressions.
>
> It is mainly intended for pedagogical purposes. Here are some samples:
>
> http://panini.u-paris10.fr/~sloiseau/sampleGraphics.pdf
>
> The idea is to use some graphical conventions in order to make clear the abstract syntax and to explain function, extraction, recycling, type conversion, properties of data structures, etc.
>
> I would be very interested in your reactions and comments. I'm wondering if it may become a R package. Does something like this already exist? May it be useful? What improvement may be planned? Have you some idea for the name of such a package (visualR, seeR... ?)
>
> Best regards,
> Sylvain
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