[Rd] package methods different behaviour R1.9.1 patched and R2.0.0

From: Wolski <wolski_at_molgen.mpg.de>
Date: Tue 07 Sep 2004 - 17:48:06 EST


Concerning different behaviour between 1.9.1 patched and: R : Copyright 2004, The R Foundation for Statistical Computing Version 2.0.0 Under development (unstable) (2004-09-06), ISBN 3-900051-07-0

as(x,"vector"); x is of class "Massvector"; never enters setAs("Massvector","vector"...

The same code:

causes under R1.9.1 to enter the function setAs("Massvector","vector"


This never happens under R2.0.0.

The class "Massvector" contains class "Matrix"

A phenomenological description of what happens instead with R2.0.0 is


and its not what I would expect.

Is this an intended behaviour in R2.0.0?


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