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Re: XML Module

by ides (Deacon)
on May 31, 2008 at 15:04 UTC ( #689439=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to XML Module

The easiest way to do that is to use XML::Simple. However, it isn't the fastest module if your XML documents are really large and you only need to work with certain pieces of it. For cases like that I'd suggest using XML::Twig or the previously mentioned XML::Parser.

Hope that helps!

Frank Wiles <>

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Re^2: XML Module
by psini (Deacon) on May 31, 2008 at 16:12 UTC

    I myself dislike XML::Simple because not only it's not very fast but it has some questionable default behaviours, like the infamous KeyAttr options (in last week only, no less than 3 questions here in SoPW were related to this "feature").

    I believe that simple should mean "simple", not "simple if you want to do things my way only".

    Careful with that hash Eugene.

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