[Rd] S4 assignment \alias and \usage

Seth Falcon sfalcon at fhcrc.org
Wed May 30 18:36:57 CEST 2007

Paul Gilbert <pgilbert at bank-banque-canada.ca> 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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