Java$readUTF

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Reads a Java (UTF-8) formatted string from a connection

Reads a Java (UTF-8) formatted string from a connection.

Keywords
methods, internal
Usage
## Static method (use this):
## Java$readUTF(con, as.character=TRUE, ...)

## Don't use the below: # S3 method for Java readUTF(static, con, as.character=TRUE, ...)

Arguments
con

Binary connection to be read from.

as.character

If TRUE, the read string converted, i.e. translated, into an R character string before returned, otherwise an integer vector representation of the Unicode string is returned.

...

Not used.

Details

Currently only 8-bit UTF-8 byte sequences are supported, i.e. plain ASCII sequences, i.e. characters that take up more than one byte are read incorrectly without any warnings.

Value

Returns a character string or an integer vector.

See Also

readBin(). For more information see Java.

Aliases
  • Java$readUTF
  • readUTF.Java
  • Java.readUTF
  • readUTF,Java-method
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.8.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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