read_file() reads an entire file into a single character vector.
read_file_raw() reads an entire file into a raw vector.
A character string of the path to the file to read.
read_file(): A length 1 character vector.
read_file_raw(): A raw vector.
read_file() assumes the file has a UTF-8 encoding.
authors_file <- file.path(R.home("doc"), "AUTHORS")
data <- read_file(authors_file)
data_raw <- read_file_raw(authors_file)
#>  TRUE