[R] Using R to send to SOAP server?

Paul Roebuck roebuck at odin.mdacc.tmc.edu
Fri Sep 17 22:41:46 CEST 2004

On Fri, 17 Sep 2004, Don MacQueen wrote:

> I have an R process continuously monitoring a data stream. When the
> data meet certain criteria, I need to send a message to a SOAP server.
> Currently I'm doing this by making a system() call to execute a perl
> script, passing the message as an argument to the perl script.
> I'm wondering if it can be done directly by R, and if so, whether
> there might be any performance benefit.
> I've looked at RSOAP, and as far as I can tell, it's designed to work
> only in the other direction, that is, a SOAP server passes client
> commands to R, and returns the R results to the client. If I'm wrong
> about that, I'd appreciate being told so.

SSOAP allows R to invoke SOAP methods provided by a SOAP server.

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