[R] Classes and methods

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Thu May 5 16:27:27 CEST 2005

On 5/3/05, Rolf Turner <rolf at math.unb.ca> wrote:
> 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.

Which humans?  I know quite a few for which the above isn't true.


"Commit early,commit often, and commit in a repository from which we can easily
roll-back your mistakes" (AJR, 4Jan05).

A.J. Rossini
blindglobe at gmail.com

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