[R] closest match in R to c-like struct?

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Sat May 1 16:51:36 CEST 2010

On 01/05/2010 10:46 AM, Giovanni Azua wrote:
> Hello,
> What would be in R the closest match to a c-struct? e.g. data.frame requires all elements to be of the same length ... or is there a way to circumvent this?
A list is completely free-form.  An S4 object has a defined structure.  
So if you just want to remove the restrictive structure of the 
dataframe, use a list, but if you need the defined structure of a 
struct, use S4.

Duncan Murdoch

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