Re: [Rd] S4 assignment \alias and \usage

From: Seth Falcon <>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 09:36:57 -0700

Paul Gilbert <> writes:

> Let me back up a bit, I may be making another mistake. My code has
> setGeneric("TSdoc<-",
> def= function(x, value) standardGeneric("TSdoc<-"),
> useAsDefault= function (x, value) {attr(x, "TSdoc") <- value ; x })
> setGeneric("TSdoc",
> def= function(x) standardGeneric("TSdoc"),
> useAsDefault= function(x) attr(x, "TSdoc"))


It seems odd to me to define such defaults. How do you know x is going to have a TSdoc attribute?

Seth Falcon | Computational Biology | Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

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