Subject: Re: cbind is not generic as claimed, omits labels where S has them (PR#239)
From: Peter Dalgaard BSA (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri 06 Aug 1999 - 08:08:05 EST
Ross Ihaka <email@example.com> writes:
> I can see what the problem is - we don't have the generic dispatch
> mechanism in place. I will add it.
> I think that the special casing of data frames is needed because this
> appears to be the (undocumented) S behaviour. A data frame anywhere in
> the argument list causes the result to be a data frame.
I played around with this earlier today. There's nothing special about
dataframes, S does the same with any classed object. I.e.
will dispatch cbind.my
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