Serializing XML objects to connections.

xml_serialize(object, connection, ...)

xml_unserialize(connection, ...)

Arguments

object

R object to serialize.

connection

an open connection or (for serialize) NULL or (for unserialize) a raw vector (see ‘Details’).

...

Additional arguments passed to read_xml.

Value

For serialize, NULL unless connection = NULL, when the result is returned in a raw vector.

For unserialize an R object.

Examples

library(xml2) x <- read_xml("<a> <b><c>123</c></b> <b><c>456</c></b> </a>") b <- xml_find_all(x, "//b") out <- xml_serialize(b, NULL) xml_unserialize(out)
#> {xml_nodeset (2)} #> [1] <b>\n <c>123</c>\n</b> #> [2] <b>\n <c>456</c>\n</b>