[Rd] Problems with S4 methods dispatching on `...` (aka dotsMethods)

Michael Lawrence lawrence.michael at gene.com
Thu Apr 20 22:28:02 CEST 2017

Thanks for pointing out these issues. I have a fix that I will commit soon.

Btw, I would never have seen the post on Stack Overflow. It's best to
report bugs on the bugzilla.


On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 8:30 AM, Andrzej Oleś <andrzej.oles at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently encountered some unexpected behavior with S4 generics
> dispatching on `...`, which I described in
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/43499203/use-callnextmethod-with-dotsmethods
> TL;DR: `callNextMethod()` doesn't work in methods dispatching on `...`, and
> arguments of such methods are resolved differently than the arguments of
> methods dispatching on formal arguments.
> Could this indicate a potential problem with the implementation of the
> `...` dispatch?
> Cheers,
> Andrzej
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