This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.rstudio.com/blog/xml-1-1-1
Today we are pleased to release version 1.1.1 of xml2. xml2 makes it easy to read, create, and modify XML with R. You can install it with:
install.packages("xml2") As well as fixing many bugs, this release:
Makes it easier to create an modify XML
Improves roundtrip support between XML and lists
Adds support for XML validation and XSLT transformations.
You can see a full list of changes in the release notes.