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stringi (pronounced “stringy”,
is THE R package for fast,
correct, consistent, portable, as well as convenient
string/text processing in
every locale and
any native character encoding.
The use of the ICU library gives
R users a platform-independent set of functions known to Java, Perl,
Python, PHP, and Ruby programmers.
Among available features there are: pattern searching (e.g., with ICU Java-like regular expressions or the Unicode Collation Algorithm), random string generation, case mapping, string transliteration, concatenation, Unicode normalization, date-time formatting and parsing, etc.