[Rd] Class generator functions for reference classes
h.wickham at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 23:25:55 CET 2012
> As of rev. 61035 in r-devel, setRefClass() now returns a generator function,
> as setClass() has done since 2.15.0.
> The convenient style is now:
> mEdit <- setRefClass("mEdit",......)
> xx <- mEdit(data = xMat)
> instead of
> xx <- mEdit$new(data = xMat)
> The returned object still has fields and methods accessible as before.
Similarly, would it be possible for setGeneric and setMethod to return
the equivalent generic and method objects?
RStudio / Rice University
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