[Rd] Qs: The list of arguments, wrapping functions...
Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no
Wed May 20 00:10:45 CEST 2009
Wacek Kusnierczyk wrote:
> Wacek Kusnierczyk wrote:
>> Kynn Jones wrote:
>>> In general, I'm looking for all the information I can find on the subject of
>>> dynamic function definition (i.e. using code to automate the definition of
>>> functions at runtime). I'm most interested in introspection facilities and
>>> dynamic code generation. E.g. is it possible to write a module that
>>> "redefines itself" when sourced? Or can a function redefine itself when
>>> first run? Or how can a function find out about how it was called?
>> another quick shot from a naive r user:
>> f = function()
>> function() evil(),
> or maybe
> f = function()
> body(f) <<- expression(evil())
though, 'of course', these two versions are not effectively equivalent; try
g = f
with both definitions.
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