R/gn_parse.R

Defines functions gn_parse

Documented in gn_parse

#' gn_parse
#'
#' extract names using gnparser
#'
#' @export
#' @param x (character) vector of scientific names. required
#' @param threads (integer/numeric) number of threads to run. CPU's
#' threads number is the default. default: `4`
#' @param batch_size (integer/numeric) maximum number of names in a
#' batch send for processing. default: `NULL`
#' @param ignore_tags (logical) ignore HTML entities and tags when
#' parsing. default: `FALSE`
#' @param details (logical) Return more details for a parsed name
#' @return a list
#' @examples
#' trys <- function(x) try(x, silent=TRUE)
#' if (interactive()) {
#' x <- c("Quadrella steyermarkii (Standl.) Iltis & Cornejo",
#'   "Parus major Linnaeus, 1788", "Helianthus annuus var. texanus")
#' trys(gn_parse(x[1]))
#' trys(gn_parse(x[2]))
#' trys(gn_parse(x[3]))
#' trys(gn_parse(x))
#' # details
#' w <- trys(gn_parse(x, details = TRUE))
#' w[[1]]$details # details for one name
#' lapply(w, "[[", "details") # details for all names
#' z <- trys(gn_parse(x, details = FALSE)) # compared to regular
#' z
#' }
gn_parse <- function(x, threads = NULL, batch_size = NULL,
  ignore_tags = FALSE, details = FALSE) {

  gnparser_exists()
  ver_check(1)
  assert(x, "character")
  file <- tempfile(fileext = ".txt")
  on.exit(unlink(file))
  cat(x, file = file, sep = "\n")
  res <- parse_one(file, "compact", threads, batch_size,
    ignore_tags, details)
  lapply(strsplit(res, "\n")[[1]], jsonlite::fromJSON)
}

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rgnparser documentation built on Jan. 26, 2021, 1:07 a.m.