[Bioc-devel] Biobase / eSet changes for this release
sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Tue Apr 18 18:58:04 CEST 2006
Wolfgang Huber <huber at ebi.ac.uk> writes:
> I like the idea of "EmptyMatrix".
> Another more pedestrian option would be "matrix" x with
> such as e.g. the result of new("matrix").
That would work, but will always require the explicit check. With
EmptyMatrix we can dispatch. I'm not certain that will be useful, but
I think it could be...
> The only (small) advantage is that new users/developers that know R
> but not bioc might find it less intimidating if our designs are not
> overly verbose.
Certainly a consideration.
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