[Rd] Can I write methods for ":"?
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 10 22:41:50 CET 2004
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 jhallman at frb.gov wrote:
> Is there a way to overload the ":" operator? I have a class called
> "ti", but I found that
> does not dispatch to either Ops.ti nor to ":.ti" if I define that. Am I
> just out of luck?
Well, it is not in the Ops group, so what made you think it would work?
If you mean S3 methods, then ":" is not an S3 generic. If it were, it
would be documented.
Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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