[R] Download daily weather data

Wacek Kusnierczyk Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no
Thu Feb 26 23:34:43 CET 2009

James Muller wrote:
> Yes, as a general thing go to regular expressions if you don't have an
> existing library available to do the same thing (or you're lazy like
> me:).

many things are simply *much* easier with xpath than with regexes, and
with the XML package you got it for free.


> Jame
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 5:16 PM, Wacek Kusnierczyk
> <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk at idi.ntnu.no> wrote:
>> Scillieri, John wrote:
>>> Looks like you can sign up to get XML feed data from Weather.com
>>> http://www.weather.com/services/xmloap.html
>> ... and use the excellent R package XML by Duncan Temple Lang to parse
>> the document and easily access the data with, e.g.., XPath rather than
>> regular expressions.
>> vQ
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