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Thing -- the class of all things


Everything in Macaulay2 is a thing. This includes numbers, strings, and lists. More complicated things such as polynomials, groups, rings, and chain complexes are implemented as hash tables. See Type for information about what types of things there are.

Types of thing :

Functions and methods returning a thing :

Methods that use a thing :

Fixed objects of class Thing :

For the programmer

The object Thing is a type, with no ancestor class..