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From Hadley Wickham <h.wick...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: R arrow dependency on Rcpp?
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2017 21:29:16 GMT
I think it's important to use Rcpp. Not using Rcpp will require a
bunch of extra work for little gain.

Hadley

On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 5:11 PM, Clark Fitzgerald <clarkfitzg@gmail.com> wrote:
> Rcpp provides a friendlier interface between R and C++, similar to Cython
> for Python.
>
> Do people have opinions on whether R / Arrow depends on Rcpp? Alternatively
> the bindings can be written directly using R's C++ API.
>
> Here's a JIRA for work on R / Arrow:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ARROW-1325



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