Re: [Rd] Creating functions programmatically

From: Gabriel Becker <gmbecker_at_ucdavis.edu>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 08:04:38 -0700

Err, typo: "function()" should of course say "function() {}"

~G

On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 7:49 AM, Hadley Wickham <h.wickham_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Gabriel Becker <gmbecker@ucdavis.edu>
> wrote:
> > Hadley,
> >
> > You could do this:
> >
> > make_fun = function(args, body, env)
> > {
> > f = function()
> > formals(f) = args
> > body(f) = body
> > environment(f) = env
> > f
> > }
> >
> > If for some reason using function() itself as Duncan suggested won't
> work.
>

> Oh that's an approach that's easier to explain to others - thanks!
>
> Hadley
>
> --
> RStudio / Rice University
> http://had.co.nz/
>

-- 
Gabriel Becker
Graduate Student
Statistics Department
University of California, Davis

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