[R] R and XML -- a near perfect combination?

Carel, Roland rcarel at netgenics.com
Wed Dec 1 23:01:33 CET 1999

>On Tue, Nov 30, 1999 at 05:25:17PM -0800, cys at www.approximity.com wrote:
>> Did anybody alreay write a XML parser for R?
>> XML, as we will have tons of data-interchange with
>> all sorts of other programs and XML is good for giving
>> meaning to raw data.

>A good C XML library is libxml (wierd name, I know :-), at
>http://rpmfind.net/veillard/XML/.  It's the one used in GNOME, but it is
>supposed to be portable.  I don't know how well it would work on Win32,
>but it would be worth looking at.  It is licensed under the LGPL.

Why not use the java parser from the IBM Alpha Works:
It should be easily portable to just about any platform.

-Roland Carel
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