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

A.J. Rossini rossini at biostat.washington.edu
Wed Dec 1 23:18:24 CET 1999

>>>>> "CR" == Carel, Roland <rcarel at netgenics.com> writes:

    >> 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.

    CR> Why not use the java parser from the IBM Alpha Works:
    CR> http://www.alphaworks.ibm.com/tech/dynamicxmlforjava It should
    CR> be easily portable to just about any platform.

Would be fine with Omegahat, but probably not R.  Actually, maybe you
could get to it via RJava, but it would probably require a bit more
thought.  There might be licensing issues wrt to R's GPL, though,
depending which IBM license it's under...


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