[R] Contributing to the R Extensions documentation
Prof Brian Ripley
ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Wed Nov 5 21:06:38 CET 2003
A list is just a vector of type VECSXP.
There IS a section called `Handling lists'.
I don't think the gap is in the `Writing R Extensions' document, maybe in
your reading of it.
On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Ross Boylan wrote:
> I thought there were some gaps in the R Extensions document; in
> particular, I was left wondering how to create a list. I think a
> paragraph on it would be useful.
> I would be happy to contribute the paragraph, but I'm not sure if
> there's interest or what the procedure is. Can anyone advise me?
> Though I was looking at the 1.7.0 version, I just checked 1.8.0 and the
> relevant section seems the same.
> My ulterior motive is to discover if my understanding of lists is
> actually correct :)
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