Re: [R] proto naming clash?

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 20:15:30 -0400

On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Charilaos Skiadas <cskiadas_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On May 15, 2008, at 1:24 PM, David Katz wrote:
>
>>
>> Trying to learn Proto. This threw me:
>>
>> #startup r...
>>>>
>>>> library(proto)
>>>
>>> a <- proto(x=10)
>>> a$x
>>
>> [1] 10
>>>
>>> x <- proto(x=100)
>>> x$x
>>
>> Error in get("x", env = x, inherits = TRUE) : invalid 'envir' argument
>>>
>>
>> Do I simply need to be careful to name proto objects and proto components
>> uniquely? Is this the desired behavior for proto objects?
>
> The problem was just with naming a proto object "x", it has nothing to do
> with the names of its components. It has been fixed in the newer version:
>
> http://tolstoy.newcastle.edu.au/R/e4/help/08/01/0205.html
>
> So you should just need to update the proto package.
>
>> Thanks.
>
> Haris Skiadas
> Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
> Hanover College

Also notice the "proto bugs" section of the home page:

http://r-proto.googlecode.com

where this is mentioned. You can get the development version from there too.



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