Single-Letter Port Names

Christopher Vance vance at
Tue Apr 20 17:49:58 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 11:22:01AM -0400, Eric van Gyzen wrote:
>I mistyped my previous email.  I intended to write, ``Those who need "letter" 
>size paper can...''  There quite obviously has to be /some/ default; the R 
>developers chose A4, and my port does not change it.  The PAPERSIZE 
>environment variable is honored at compile time, as is the R_PAPERSIZE 
>variable at runtime.

If there needs to be a default, it's quite reasonable to leave it as
set by the original author.  If it can't be overridden, that's then a
bug which may need to be addressed in the port.  :-)

Christopher Vance

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