, i=None)

Parses a NIML string to a raw NIML tree-like structure


s: bytearray

string to be converted

i: int

Starting position in the string. By default None is used, which means that the entire string is converted.


r: the NIML result.

If input parameter i is None then a dictionary with NIML elements, or a list containing such elements, is returned. If i is an integer, then a tuple j, d is returned with d the new starting position and a dictionary or list with the elements parsed so far.