[Rd] NAMESPACE Q: does import as exist?

Duncan Murdoch murdoch at stats.uwo.ca
Wed Feb 8 03:10:52 CET 2006

On 2/7/2006 8:48 PM, Seth Falcon wrote:
> Is there a way to rename a function when importing it?  I want to say,
> "import yourFunc from Foo as myFunc" in the NAMESPACE file.  
> Does this exist and I've missed it?  If it doesn't exist, would others
> think it useful (and possible)?

I don't know if that exists, but importing it and then copying it should 
work.  That is, in your namespace import foo, and export bar, and in one 
of your R source files have

bar <- foo

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