spinuvit at gmail.com
Sun Apr 21 16:01:17 CEST 2013
Is there a way to reproduce your problem with one of the S3
methods/generics in default R packages?
I am not using S3 myself and, quite frankly, I have already forgotten
the exact caching mechanism of S3 methods. Also this mechanism might
have been changed in 3.0.0, so a reproducible example would be very much
>> Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com>
>> on Sun, 21 Apr 2013 14:01:55 +0200 wrote:
>> Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch>
>> on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 18:02:29 +0200 wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 1:38 AM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As long as the two copies are the same, it should not matter for
>> anything. Why does that bother you specifically?
>> Well, I think it should be bothering a bit. It invalidates the principle
>> that using ESS, from the point of view of R, is as much as possible like
>> using R outside ESS .. only better, of course.
> This is how R works. It keeps several copies of a function on some
> occasions. S3 is one of those.
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