[Bioc-devel] Noticed some XDouble* functionality missing in IRanges

Hervé Pagès hpages at fhcrc.org
Thu Jun 9 20:40:21 CEST 2011

On 11-06-09 10:59 AM, Steve Lianoglou wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Michael Lawrence
> <lawrence.michael at gene.com>  wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 9, 2011 at 10:00 AM, Steve Lianoglou
>> <mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> I tried to slice a "normal" numeric/double vector and was a bit
>>> surprised to get an error.
>>> I see some support for doing this baked in, eg. the
>>> src/XDoubleViews_utils.c :: XDouble_slice function, but it's not
>>> exposed to the useR yet.
>>> Would anybody mind if I start building up support for XDouble's to be
>>> more inline with the support available in XIntegers? I'm just planning
>>> to add XDoubleView-class.R and XDoubleViews-utils.R files that
>>> essentially mimic their XIntegerView sister files.
>>> Out of curiosity, was there a reason this wasn't done other than no
>>> one had to scratch this itch yet?
>> That's pretty much it. Just waiting for someone with the energy and a
>> use-case.
> Well, I've got at least one of those, so ... will do.

Sounds good Steve. Yes please go ahead.


> -steve

Hervé Pagès

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