[R] R.oo and S4?

Martin Morgan mtmorgan at fhcrc.org
Mon Oct 26 19:51:37 CET 2009

Peng Yu wrote:
> There are different way to make R classes. I know R.oo and S4. I'm
> wondering which one is the current popular one. Which one is current
> recommended when make new R packages? Thank you!

It depends on who the recommender is. S4 is part of the methods package
and therefore of R's distribution. R.oo is a user-supported package.


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