[R] [R-pkgs] new version of lattice

From: Deepayan Sarkar <deepayan_at_stat.wisc.edu>
Date: Sat 06 Aug 2005 - 11:23:31 EST

[This is more a warning than an announcement]

A new version of lattice should be soon on CRAN. From this version onwards, all high-level lattice functions are (S3) generic. All of them have formula methods, some have other methods as well, formalizing the various non-formula uses which used to be handled by clumsy hacks in the past. There's also a new table method for barchart.

Ideally, this change should be completely transparent to the user and no existing code should break (except undocumented and inappropriate examples like

dotplot( x | a )

which used to work like dotplot(~x | a) before). However, Murphy's law usually prevails, so...


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