[R] builtin vs. closure
erinm.hodgess at gmail.com
Sun Mar 15 16:29:14 CET 2009
On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Duncan Murdoch <murdoch at stats.uwo.ca> wrote:
> On 15/03/2009 12:00 AM, Edna Bell wrote:
>> Dear R Gurus:
>> I'm working slowly through "R Programming for Bioinformatics", which
>> is really interesting!
>> Anyway, my question now is: what determines if a function is a
>> builtin vs. a closure, please?
> Closure is the normal type of function written in R code. The other special
> types are built in to R; users can't create them except by modifying the R
> source code. For details see the R Internals manual.
> Duncan Murdoch
>> For instance:
>>  "builtin"
>>  "closure"
>> Edna Bell
>> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
>> PLEASE do read the posting guide
>> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
> R-help at r-project.org mailing list
> PLEASE do read the posting guide http://www.R-project.org/posting-guide.html
> and provide commented, minimal, self-contained, reproducible code.
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