GSoC 2016 Project: Implement Bindings for R

Amanda Jayanetti amandajayanetti at
Thu Apr 7 09:46:51 BST 2016


I implemented the 'index plan' and inspecting database(with delve db)
examples in the Getting started guide in R language.  Could you kindly tell
me if it's alright to present my work in this public mailing list?


On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 6:17 PM, James Aylett <james-xapian at>

> On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 07:17:28AM +0530, Amanda Jayanetti wrote:
> > Could you kindly tell me if my design for the R API needs further
> > improvements?
> Amanda -- I wouldn't worry too much about getting the final details of
> the suggested API 'right' at the proposal stage. API design is a
> subtle and often hard job, so if your project is accepted we'd expect
> you to work with the mentors to explore and develop this further both
> in the 'bonding' period and across the summer. (Some aspects of APIs
> aren't even obvious until you'd actually implemented a draft of it and
> written some sample code; sometimes you then have to go back and
> rethink things.)
> J
> --
>   James Aylett, occasional trouble-maker
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