[R] setClass() and packages
laurent at cbs.dtu.dk
Tue May 21 19:53:58 CEST 2002
On Tue, May 21, 2002 at 05:47:45PM +0100, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk wrote:
> On 21 May 2002, Douglas Bates wrote:
> > We use file names like
> > AllClass.R # definition of classes
> > AllGeneric.R # definition of generic functions
> > (or perhaps AllClasses.R and AllGenerics.R for the fastidious). As
> > you say, these are not guaranteed to be processed first but we tend to
> > use lower case letters for our other .R file names.
> Unfortunately there are locales in which lower case comes before upper
> case, surprisingly. en_US is one (on Linux and Solaris at least). So I
> think starting with 0 is safer.
> Brian D. Ripley, ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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Explicit calls to class definition files can be included in the function
.First.lib (this way you have full control on the order of the declarations)
(look at the files zzz.R in many of packages of bioconductor)
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