> I am wondering if current R raster operations (e.g. `extract()`,
> `resample()`, distance(), etc.) can be modified to work with honeycomb
> (hexagonal) grids instead of simple square grids? This is driven by e.g.
> work at Uberhttps://www.slideshare.net/stonse/ml-and-data-science-at-uber-gitpro-talk-2
> 017, and other articles http://strimas.com/spatial/hexagonal-grids/.
> I'm being asked to evaluate the pros/cons of using different tessellations,
> and wondering what's the extent of R's support for non square grids.