Re: [Rd] S3 methods for cbind/rbind

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed 27 Sep 2006 - 20:16:14 GMT

Actually you can add your own method. See

library(zoo)
rbind.zoo

for an example.

On 9/27/06, Vincent Goulet <vincent.goulet@act.ulaval.ca> wrote:
> I created a type of object similar to a data frame. In some circumstances, It
> needs special methods for "[" and "[<-" and rbind() (but not cbind()). Then I
> found this in the cbind()/rbind() man page:
>
> The method dispatching is _not_ done via 'UseMethod()', but by
> C-internal dispatching. Therefore, there is no need for, e.g.,
> 'rbind.default'.
>
> This seems to imply I cannot add my own method. Is there 1) a workaround to
> and 2) a rationale for this? (Other than creating a generic Rbind() or
> whatever, that is.)
>
> I'm using S3 methods.
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> --
> Vincent Goulet, Associate Professor
> École d'actuariat
> Université Laval, Québec
> Vincent.Goulet_at_act.ulaval.ca http://vgoulet.act.ulaval.ca
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