Re: [R] How to change the value of a class slot

From: Thomas Petzoldt <>
Date: Fri 10 Jun 2005 - 05:53:49 EST

Ross Boylan wrote:

> The paper also notes that call-by-value vs call-by-reference, which is
> the root of the slot update problem, is really orthogonal to the
> FOOP/COOP distinction. It's easy to imagine FOOP with
> call-by-reference. R.oo uses references.

Yes, it can be found on

> That paper also mentions that Omegahat has on OOP package, which
> apparently is similar in spirit to R.oo while taking a more low-level
> approach to the implementation.
> Ross

The Omegahat related article was in R News:

"Object-Oriented Programming in R" by John M. Chambers & Duncan Temple Lang. R News Vol. 1/3, September 2001, p 17.

Thomas mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Fri Jun 10 06:00:20 2005

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