[Rd] Why cant my S4 class have a slot named `C`?

Steve Lianoglou mailinglist.honeypot at gmail.com
Tue Feb 21 18:25:52 CET 2012


On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Martin Morgan <mtmorgan at fhcrc.org> wrote:

> Hi Steve --
> args(new) shows that new has a single named argument Class. R's rules of
> partial matching mean that C matches Class before the unnamed "SVM", as in
>  f = function(XXX=1, ...) XXX
>  f(2, X=3) # returns 3
> so name your arg to new

Jeez ... I totally knew that, too ... just wasn't putting 2 and 2
together, here.

Thanks for taking the time to point that out.


Steve Lianoglou
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