[R] Unexpected interference between dplyr and plm

David Winsemius dwinsemius at comcast.net
Wed Nov 30 01:09:47 CET 2016

> On Nov 29, 2016, at 11:26 AM, Hadley Wickham <hadley at rstudio.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 11:52 AM, William Dunlap <wdunlap at tibco.com> wrote:
>>> The other option would be to load dplyr first (which would give the waring
>>> that >stats::lag was masked) and then later load plm (which should give a
>>> further >warning that dplyr::lag is masked). Then the plm::lag function will
>>> be found
>>> first.
>> Another option is to write the package maintainers and complain
>> that masking core functions is painful for users.
> Don't worry; many people have done that.

Is it possible that the maintainer could add an explicit importation of  the lag function from pkg:stats?

> Hadley
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David Winsemius
Alameda, CA, USA

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