Re: [Rd] NAMESPACE Q: does import as exist?

From: Romain Francois <francoisromain_at_free.fr>
Date: Wed 08 Feb 2006 - 08:33:50 GMT

Le 08.02.2006 04:26, Seth Falcon a écrit :

>On 7 Feb 2006, Mark.Bravington@csiro.au wrote:
>
>
>
>>>On 2/7/2006 8:48 PM, Seth Falcon wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Is there a way to rename a function when importing it? I
>>>>
>>>>
>>>want to say,
>>>
>>>
>>>>"import yourFunc from Foo as myFunc" in the NAMESPACE file.
>>>>
>>>>
>>I don't think Seth's facility exists yet, but it has occurred to me
>>previously that it would be useful when you need to import two
>>different functions with the same name from two different
>>packages. (Rare but does happen.) Duncan's solution won't get around
>>that. So it would be nice to be able to do this
>>
>>ImportFromAs( 'pack1', 'funca', 'pack1.funca')
>>ImportFromAs( 'pack2', 'funca', 'different.name.altogether')
>>
>>in a NAMESPACE file. Useful-- yes. Possible-- I don't know!
>>
>>
>
>Yes, this is along the lines of what I was thinking.
>
>An unpleasant work around would be to create a translation package
>that does something along the lines of Duncan M.'s suggestion,
>importing, renaming, exporting.

>
>
What about :

bar <- pack::foo
kok <- otherpack::foo

Romain

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