[ESS] S4 class declaration support in ESS roxygen

Henning Redestig henning.red at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 4 22:58:40 CEST 2010

2010/10/4 Vinh Nguyen <vinhdizzo at gmail.com>:
> Hi Henning,
> I hope you don't mind me contacting you directly.  I believe you are
> the author and maintainer of the roxygen piece in ESS.  First, thanks
> for the contribution -- it's made my life easier as I learn to use
> roxygen and creating R packages.  C-c C-o seems to not generate a
> template for an S4 class declaration, eg,
> setClass(Class="inference", representation=representation(model="character"
>                                    , sample.size="numeric"
>                                    , robust.se="logical"
>                                    , two.sided="logical"
>                                    , ci.level="numeric")
>        , contains=c("matrix"))
> Do you plan to implement this?  Am I doing something wrong?  This
> would be most helpful.  Thanks!
> -- Vinh

Right, ess-roxy depends on the ess-function-pattern which only detects
functions. Extending it to also handle setClass would be nice but it
somehow fell out of scope. I will keep this in mind and try to
implement it some rainy day.

Feel free to submit a patch :)


/Henning Redestig

Metabolome Informatics Unit | Yokohama RIKEN Plant Science Center

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