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Re^2: XML / regex - cleaning up attributes

by halfcountplus (Hermit)
on Oct 01, 2010 at 17:27 UTC ( #862993=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: XML / regex - cleaning up attributes
in thread XML / regex - cleaning up attributes

>>The XML in question comes from my code so complaints are typically ignored.

:LOL: Okay, so you are saying you produced the XML in the first place? Why don't you clean the path first then -- not only easier, but more efficient than getting some module to parse the bad xml afterward.

If that field can really contain anything you can't just swap ' for " as a delimiter, and CDATA has the same delimiter issue. That is the crux of the issue: you need a delimiter, either ' or " or CDATA. Choose one (IMO: stick with ') and replace that delimiter in the data before you create the xml.

s/'/'/g


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Re^3: XML / regex - cleaning up attributes
by ikegami (Pope) on Oct 01, 2010 at 17:48 UTC
    You also need to replace & with &.

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