Re: [R] Mode Vs Class

2008-04-09 Thread Heinz Tuechler
Congratulation Bill for this very clear and useful explanation. Heinz At 14:58 08.04.2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 'mode' is a mutually exclusive classification of objects according to their basic structure. The 'atomic' modes are numeric, complex, charcter and logical. Recursive objects have

Re: [R] Mode Vs Class

2008-04-08 Thread Bill.Venables
'mode' is a mutually exclusive classification of objects according to their basic structure. The 'atomic' modes are numeric, complex, charcter and logical. Recursive objects have modes such as 'list' or 'function' or a few others. An object has one and only one mode. 'class' is a property