[R] A primitive OO in R -- where next?

Sharpie chuck at sharpsteen.net
Thu May 13 00:55:52 CEST 2010

Ted.Harding-2 wrote:
> Greetings All,
> Out of curiosity, I've just done a very primitive experiment:
>   Obj <- list(Fun=sum, Dat=c(1,2,3,4))
>   Obj$Fun(Obj$Dat)
>   # [1] 10
> That sort of thing (much more sophisticated) must be documented
> mind-blowingly somewhere. Where?
> Where I stand right now: The above (and its immediately obvious
> generalisations, like Obj$Fun<-cos) is all I know about it so far.
> Ted.

You may want to take a look at the Proto package- it allows you to create
objects that provide a reference to "self" inside their member functions.

Hope this helps!


Charlie Sharpsteen
Undergraduate-- Environmental Resources Engineering
Humboldt State University
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