[R-SIG-Finance] fix yahooKeystats
jctoll at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 21:28:45 CEST 2011
I wanted to get some input from the more experienced R users regarding
the yahooKeystats function in the fImport package. I believe that the
function is currently broken (Version: 2110.79). It appears that
Yahoo changed their HTML slightly which has caused the function to
break. Several months ago, I managed to get it working and posted
those changes to this list in case anyone else was interested.
Since then, I rewrote the yahooKeystats function using the XML
package. I tried contacting the Rmetrics Core Team to offer up this
working code as a possible alternative but haven't gotten a response.
What should I do? It seems like it would be a good idea to
fix/replace the current function with something that works. Or should
I just leave it be and not worry about it. Thanks.
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