« 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 


> 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

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