Re: [Rd] Struggling with S3/S4 interface issues and External Pointers

From: Jeffrey Horner <>
Date: Sat 22 Jan 2005 - 05:31:32 EST

Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> You asked elsewhere why RMySQL does not use it, but AFAIK it predates
> the mechanism. RODBC and XML have only used it recently.

Actually, Luke suggested it be used when DBI was just forming:

Jeffrey Horner       Computer Systems Analyst         School of Medicine
615-322-8606         Department of Biostatistics   Vanderbilt University

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