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sss 0.2.1

  • Re-document to fix HTML5 problems
  • Added a file to track changes to the package.

sss 0.2.0

CRAN release: 2021-12-14

This release contains very minor changes to comply with CRAN policies.

  • Don’t use LazyData, since the package doesn’t contain data

Other changes

  • The function read.sss() has a new argument verbose = FALSE that suppresses any messages. If you want the messages, set verbose = TRUE

sss 0.1.2

  • This release fixes two issues that might introduce unintended consequences:
    • dealing with embedded tags (#9)
    • dealing with self-closing tags (#10)
  • Tests conform to testthat_3.0.0

sss 0.1.1

  • Mostly small cosmetic changes to keep the package up to date.
  • read.sss() will now also guess *.dat files for the data, in addition to *.csv and *.asc

sss 0.1-0

CRAN release: 2017-04-01

  • You can now specify only the .sss file in read.sss(), and the function will guess the name of the .asc
  • Added label.table attribute
  • Internal changes:
    • Imports xml2 instead of XML
    • Better error checking using assert_that()

sss 0.0-13

  • Added support to read csv files
  • Now supports multi-byte files (UTF-8)
  • Expanded unit tests with real-world data

sss 0.0-11

CRAN release: 2013-10-22

  • No functional changes
  • Added .Rbuildignore to comply with CRAN requirements for R-3.1.0

sss 0.0-09

sss 0.0-08

CRAN release: 2011-11-02

  • First experimental release to CRAN


  • Performance gains as a result of using plyr::quickdf() rather than
  • Imports plyr and XML rather than declaring dependency

sss 0.0-07


sss 0.0-05

Fixed issues:

  • Fixed issues with converting logical values to TRUE/FALSE
  • Convert values where appropriate
  • Add variable.lable attribute containing question text

sss 0.0-04

  • Refactored all function names to use “camelCase”
  • Implemented to read fixed width file