File Abstraction Interface Layer (FAIL)

More comfortable interface to work with R data or source files in a key-value fashion.


Version 1.3 (2015-09-30)

  • New argument "all.files" to allow working with hidden files
  • New closure "$pos" to get the n-th key
  • Added argument suppressMessages to sail
  • sail now sources files in their respective directory

Version 1.2 (2013-09-18)

  • New argument "simplify" to enforce lists to be returned
  • New object "sail" to access R source files
  • Closure "$assign" now returns keys of assigned objects
  • Closure "$clear" now returns keys of cleared objects

Version 1.1 (2013-02-05)

  • New closure "$assign"
  • New closure "$mapply"
  • New argument in closure "$put": keys
  • Improved error messages
  • Relaxed checks for illegal characters in keys

Version 1.0 (2012-12-04)

  • Initial release on CRAN

Reference manual

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1.3 by Michel Lang, 6 years ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Michel Lang <[email protected]>

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

BSD_3_clause + file LICENSE license

Imports stats, utils, BBmisc, checkmate

Suggests testthat

See at CRAN