Hi, « arrow » is fine of course, i only coined « rrrow » for fun but then it kind of grows on me.
Do I have push rights to the main repo ? I guess I’ll work at lesst in branches esp now that I’m essentially just playing with the api. Btw, i did stumble into the other python arro last week on my documentatio hunt. Romain > Le 13 mars 2018 à 15:44, Wes McKinney <wesmck...@gmail.com> a écrit : > > hi Romain, > > welcome! I'm excited to see some progress on an Arrow library for R. > Feel free to make pull requests into a new "R/" top-level directory; > the work does not need to be polished > > My vote would be to simply call the R library "arrow" since the real > estate seems to exist. The main reason it's "pyarrow" in Python is > that "arrow" was already taken (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/arrow). > Others may have opinions > > - Wes > >> On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 5:45 AM, Romain Francois <rom...@purrple.cat> wrote: >> Hello, >> >> I just wanted to introduce myself here. I’m Romain François, mostly involved >> in making tools for R. My track record includes being an author of Rcpp and >> dplyr. >> >> I will be working with Wes’s guidance on making an R front end for arrow. >> Initially that means going through the C++ api and perhaps see how things >> have been implemented in the python front end. For the foreseeable future, >> I’ll be spending Tuesdays on this. Some words from last week. >> https://purrple.cat/blog/2018/03/07/arrow-rrrow-rcher-spurrrow/ >> <https://purrple.cat/blog/2018/03/07/arrow-rrrow-rcher-spurrrow/> >> >> Are there any resources that could be relevant, e.g. some document about how >> another front end was made ? >> Are there other R people here ? >> >> Regards, >> >> Romain