[R] plot slow?

Dirk Eddelbuettel edd at debian.org
Fri Oct 25 04:23:20 CEST 2002

On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 11:24:42AM +1000, Andrew C. Ward wrote:
> I tried the following commands with R1.6.0 on Win2K:
> > x <- 1:1000000
> > system.time(plot(x,x,pch="."))
> The plot took about 28s on my PIII. This seems okay for 1000000 
> points. By any chance are you an author of Igor :-)

FWIW  2.96s on my Athlon running Linux is even better.

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