Re: [R] R annoyances

From: Gabor Grothendieck <ggrothendieck_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat 21 May 2005 - 00:36:59 EST

On 5/20/05, Barry Rowlingson <B.Rowlingson@lancaster.ac.uk> wrote:
> Liaw, Andy wrote:
>
> > Don't give up to easily: If "_" can be done away as assignment operator,
> > I'd guess anything is fair game...
>
> Even my great dream that R and Python eventually merge into the same
> language? R gets Python's syntax and Object-oriented functions and
> Python gets access to all R's statistical functions?

>
> RSPython is a good start, but I'd like a much closer integration.
>

Note that R already has some alternative OO models in the 'R.oo' and 'proto' packages and, of course, also comes standard with S3 and S4. Maybe one of these object models satisfies what you are discussing?



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