[R-pkg-devel] New Package Proposal: Feather with Matrix Notation ( [ , ] $ ) Access

Mark van der Loo mark.vanderloo at gmail.com
Sun Sep 17 10:13:38 CEST 2017

You could first have a look at the LaF packge. It does a lot of what you
want already.

Op zo 17 sep. 2017 om 04:41 schreef Juan Telleria <jtelleriar at gmail.com>:

> Dear R Developers,
> I am writing as I would like to propose a github project for the creation
> of on-disk data.frames/tibbles.
> These new S3 class, could be based on feathers (which have a columnar
> structure for saving data), which would allow the use of matrix notation or
> $ symbols for individual column access, as if they where regular in-memory
> data.frames.
> The feather github project link is on the following page:
> https://github.com/wesm/feather
> SparkR Apache project, as I have been told in R-devel, offers a similar
> functionality, but the point is to extend it for feathers:
> https://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/sparkr.html
> Anyone would be interested in such project?
> Kind regards,
> Juan
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