Re: [R] proto naming clash?

From: Charilaos Skiadas <cskiadas_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 17:31:44 -0400

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



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