[Rd] Reference Classes: shortcut like 'isS4' for Ref Classes?

Janko Thyson janko.thyson.rstuff at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 6 18:48:49 CEST 2011

Dear list,

is there a shortcut-function to check whether a class is a Reference 
Class or not? There's something like this for S4 classes 
('isS4(object)'), but I couldn't find anything regarding Ref Classes.

Currently, I'm doing it this way, which is a bit clumsy:

A <- setRefClass("A", fields=list(X="numeric"))
a <- A$new()

isRefClass <- function(object, ...){
     return(getClass(class(object))@class == "refClassRepresentation")
#    getRefClass(class(object))@class == "refObjectGenerator"

[1] TRUE


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