[ESS] Helper function for assignInNamespace?

A.J. Rossini blindglobe at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 20:48:49 CET 2006

It would be cool to also modify the prompt, ala Common Lisp/SLIME, to
display the "guess" (it's not a guess in CL, where you'd just
(in-package BLAH) or probe *package* to switch).

But what hints would you use to guess the current package in R? 
Search path, or?

On 1/22/06, Seth Falcon <sethfalcon at gmail.com> wrote:
> In R, when working on a package with a NAMESPACE, assignInNamespace()
> allows one to fix functions without having to reload the package.
> It would be nice to have an ESS function that was similar to
> ess-eval-function, that:
>   - automagically guessed the 'current' package
>   - used assignInNamespace to set the definition in the 'current'
>     package.
> 1. Is there such a feature that I've missed?
> 2. Does anyone have code to do this already?
> 3. Suggestions for implementation?
> --
>  + seth
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