[Rd] Re: as(df, "list") does not propagate names

Warnes, Gregory R gregory_r_warnes at groton.pfizer.com
Thu May 22 14:27:07 MEST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Chambers [mailto:jmc at research.bell-labs.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2003 11:37 AM

> This prompts a general question:  do we want to promote certain S3
> methods?  (It happens that as.list.data.frame is the only non-default
> method for as.list, but there are 31 apparent non-default 
> as.* methods. 
> Promoting them would encourage use of as() for consistent 
> programming.)

Yes, please.


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