[ESS] ess-developer

Vitalie Spinu spinuvit at gmail.com
Sun Apr 21 14:01:55 CEST 2013

 >> Martin Maechler <maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch>
 >> on Sat, 20 Apr 2013 18:02:29 +0200 wrote:

 > On Sat, Apr 20, 2013 at 1:38 AM, Vitalie Spinu <spinuvit at gmail.com> wrote:
 >> As long as the two copies are the same, it should not matter for
 >> anything. Why does that bother you specifically?

 > Well, I think it should be bothering a bit.  It invalidates the principle
 > that using ESS, from the point of view of R, is as much as possible like
 > using R outside ESS  .. only better, of course.

This is how R works. It keeps several copies of a function on some
occasions. S3 is one of those.


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