[Rd] R5 reference classes: how to initialize exactly?

Davor Cubranic cubranic at stat.ubc.ca
Mon Nov 22 17:54:37 CET 2010

>> Just a clarification for posterity - R5 has nothing to do with the new
>> reference classes. It's not even an official name, but informally it's a
>> collection of ideas for an entirely new object system that can replace
>> both S3 and S4 (not that it will but it should be seen as having the
>> capability to do so technically). Reference classes are just an addition
>> to S4.
>> Cheers,
>> Simon
> Thanks for that clarification. I picked that name up from the Google
> TechTalks presentation of Dirk and Romain. So I refer to them as S4
> reference classes in future posts?

Or just R15S for brevity. :-)


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