[R] Download CSV Files from EUROSTAT Website
lorenzo.isella at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 21:52:21 CET 2013
On Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:26:46 +0100, David Winsemius
<dwinsemius at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Nov 4, 2013, at 11:03 AM, Lorenzo Isella wrote:
>> I had already introduced this minor adjustments in the code, but the
>> real problem (to me) is the information that gets lost: the informative
>> name of the columns, the indicator type and the units.
> Maybe you should use their "download" facility rather than trying to
> deparse a complex webpage with lots of special user interaction
Of course, for a single data set, I agree.
In my case, I need to download and analyze several tens of data sets and I
need to be able to do this at regular time intervals, hence the need to
automate also the download.
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