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Re: Handling data flow diagrams and system flow charts



R us a stats + graphing language:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_(programming_language)

Neither R or gnuplot seem particularly suitable for producing system
diagrams. 

Daniel Dalton writes:
 > On Fri, Feb 08, 2013 at 04:24:40PM +0000, lsmithso@hare.demon.co.uk wrote:
 > > 
 > > Was the OP after some way of making diagrams  accessable or spoken?
 > 
 > Yes. Braille is also another option, which I used for ascii graphs in
 > high school from maxima. 
 > 
 > Anything more complex I'm not sure how useful that approach is. 
 > 
 > The other issue is getting drawings into ascii in the first place...
 > > I'd be very interested to learn how R, gnuplot etc can help to do
 > > that. Any info gratefully received.
 > 
 > What is R?
 > 
 > Well I used maxima which used gnuplot to develop graphs. So that worked
 > pretty well because I could get an idea of the graph with the Braille
 > display. 
 > 
 > I think gnuplot is more designed for drawing graphs and functions rather
 > than rawing project management diagrams. Some please correct me if I'm
 > wrong though. 
 > 
 > Cheers,
 > Dan
 > 
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