Re: [R] Classes and methods

From: A.J. Rossini <blindglobe_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 06 May 2005 - 00:27:27 EST

On 5/3/05, Rolf Turner <rolf@math.unb.ca> wrote:
> Sean Davis wrote:
>
> > I just did some of this learning myself. Here are a couple of links
> > that I found useful:
> >
> > http://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/S-Workshop/Gentleman/S4Objects.pdf
> > http://eeyore.ucdavis.edu/stat250/OOP.html
> >
> > I found the first particularly easy reading and it got me going quickly
> > with S4 methods, which it seems to me are the way to go in most cases.
>
> If you want to simultaneously handcuff yourself, strap
> yourself into a strait jacket, and tie yourself in knots, and
> moreover write code which is incomprehensible to the human
> mind, then S4 methods are indeed the way to go.

Which humans? I know quite a few for which the above isn't true.

best,
-tony

"Commit early,commit often, and commit in a repository from which we can easily roll-back your mistakes" (AJR, 4Jan05).

A.J. Rossini
blindglobe@gmail.com



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