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Serializing XML objects to connections.

Usage

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>