[Rd] S3 methods for cbind/rbind
vincent.goulet at act.ulaval.ca
Wed Sep 27 22:24:02 CEST 2006
Hum. Then, I need to be more accurate. My object is of class
c("bar", "data.frame"). So, by virtue of ...
The dispatch algorithm is described in the source file
1. For each argument we get the list of possible class
memberships from the class attribute.
2. We inspect each class in turn to see if there is an an
... rbind(foo) is never sent to rbind.bar(). So I guess my questions stand.
Le Mercredi 27 Septembre 2006 16:16, Gabor Grothendieck a écrit :
> Actually you can add your own method. See
> for an example.
> On 9/27/06, Vincent Goulet <vincent.goulet at act.ulaval.ca> wrote:
> > I created a type of object similar to a data frame. In some
> > circumstances, It needs special methods for "[" and "[<-" and rbind()
> > (but not cbind()). Then I found this in the cbind()/rbind() man page:
> > The method dispatching is _not_ done via 'UseMethod()', but by
> > C-internal dispatching. Therefore, there is no need for, e.g.,
> > 'rbind.default'.
> > This seems to imply I cannot add my own method. Is there 1) a workaround
> > to and 2) a rationale for this? (Other than creating a generic Rbind() or
> > whatever, that is.)
> > I'm using S3 methods.
> > Thanks in advance!
> > --
> > Vincent Goulet, Associate Professor
> > École d'actuariat
> > Université Laval, Québec
> > Vincent.Goulet at act.ulaval.ca http://vgoulet.act.ulaval.ca
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