With the new 'set key' code in place, I get the following warning
set key outside below
"simple.dem", line 31: warning: Multiple location region settings
It does not seem to hurt anything, but it is disconcerting.
Do we need this warning message?
Ethan A Merritt merritt@...
Biomolecular Structure Center
University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
From: Daniel J Sebald <daniel.sebald@ie...> - 2005-08-03 18:58:12
Ethan Merritt wrote:
> With the new 'set key' code in place, I get the following warning
> when running
> gnuplot simple.dem
> set key outside below
> "simple.dem", line 31: warning: Multiple location region settings
> It does not seem to hurt anything, but it is disconcerting.
> Do we need this warning message?
Eh, I don't know. It's up to the list. Take it out if you like. (Or if you want me to write a quick patch, let me know.)
In some sense, for the new way of thinking, "outside" and "below" do not conflict. Right? "outside" is kind of redundant if one has already said "below", but fine.
I think the warning comes about because in the old way of thinking of things (and still compatible) "outside" meant outside and to the upper right of the plot. So, before the changes it really is a conflict and a warning should be issued. The question maybe should be Why didn't there used to be a warning?
I guess I've argued strongly for a more flexible and general way of thinking but confused matters by placating the old restrictive syntax by adding this warning message.
Take out the warning? Take out the warning completely? Take out the warning just for this old special condition?