Re: R-alpha: maps

Kurt Hornik (
Wed, 26 Mar 1997 14:41:50 +0100

Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 14:41:50 +0100
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From: Kurt Hornik <>
To: Bill Venables <>
Subject: Re: R-alpha: maps
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>>>>> Bill Venables writes:

> Kurt Hornik writes:
>> On another matter, does anyone have usa() or oz() working under R?

> oz() would work fine if there were a frame() function in R.
> Since it is only used to clear the screen, the following
> temporary is good enough for the purpose

> "frame" <-
> function () 
> plot(1, axes = F, type = "n", xlab = "", ylab = "")

> Is there some repository where I can put the sources?

Yes.  Please upload to

and drop me a note.

> (That's a point, actually.  Are we setting up a library site for
>  R software, and if so, in what form should submissions be?)

Yes, we are.  I'll try to send details our later today.

>> What about the maps library?
>> The jpn and world packages seems portable without too much effort ...

> oz is a shamelessly based on jpn and so that should indeed work
> without much effort.

O.k., great.

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