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Matt Cowgill

I disagree that using ggplot “without post-production, constrains the visual designer to the preferences of the software designer.” A very broad range of aesthetic elements can be adjusted in ggplot code, including the ones you mention. The author has chosen to go with unmodified software defaults; they could have chosen to aesthetically modify the plots without “post-production”.

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