[Rd] more special completions

Romain Francois romain.francois at dbmail.com
Fri Aug 21 11:21:03 CEST 2009


Would it be possible to add the capability for functions to register how 
they would like to complete themselves.

Currently, there is the .addFunctionInfo, but it allows only functions 
to register a static list of potential completions, I was thinking of a 
way to register not a fixed list of possible completions, but a 
__function__ that would calculate completions dynamically.

This could be useful for the "new" function in R, if associated with 
something that can retrieve the current list of S4 classes (not sure 
this exists).

Another example of where this could be used would be the .jnew function 
from rJava, where the first argument is a java class, associated with 
something that can complete java class names.


Romain Francois
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