[Rd] Should CRAN accept packages with non-R code that transcompiles into R code?

jan Vitek v|tekj @end|ng |rom |c|oud@com
Tue Mar 5 00:49:40 CET 2019

Everything is possible. One can compile C++ into JavaScript.

But why?

> On Mar 4, 2019, at 6:28 PM, Abs Spurdle <spurdle.a using gmail.com> wrote:
> It may be possible to create an R-like programming language that
> transcompiles into R code (or otherwise constructs R objects and calls
> R functions).
> I'm not sure whether it would pass R check or not, I will probably try...
> But the bigger question is:
> Should CRAN accept packages written in such a way?
> I could email Kurt Hornik or Uwe Ligges, and ask them.
> However, I thought that I would ask here first.
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