[R] Classes and methods

Rolf Turner rolf at math.unb.ca
Tue May 3 22:39:14 CEST 2005

Sean Davis wrote:

> I just did some of this learning myself.  Here are a couple of links 
> that I found useful:
> http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/S-Workshop/Gentleman/S4Objects.pdf
> http://eeyore.ucdavis.edu/stat250/OOP.html
> I found the first particularly easy reading and it got me going quickly 
> with S4 methods, which it seems to me are the way to go in most cases.

	If you want to simultaneously handcuff yourself, strap
	yourself into a strait jacket, and tie yourself in knots, and
	moreover write code which is incomprehensible to the human
	mind, then S4 methods are indeed the way to go.


					Rolf Turner
					rolf at math.unb.ca

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