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Re^2: Lots of votes with nowhere to go :-) (jedi)

by space_monk (Chaplain)
on Apr 22, 2013 at 18:41 UTC ( #1029953=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Lots of votes with nowhere to go :-) (jedi)
in thread Lots of votes with nowhere to go :-)

The subtle mind trick seems to have worked on me...I must have been an Imperial Stormtrooper in a previous existence A Long Time Ago.... ;-P
If any of my proposed solutions have minor errors, it's because I don't waste my genius on trivial matters. :-P
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[ambrus]: The main loop for unixish systems is in https://metacpan. org/source/ KARASIK/Prima-1. 49/unix/apc_app.c. It is a hand-rolled select loop, but also always spins at least once every 0.2 seconds for some reason.
[ambrus]: marto: no, not that way. if you just want to test for an existing id attribute, then write *[@id] , or you can match a regexp to the value of that attribute like *[@id=~/something/ ]
[marto]: ambrus, thanks I ended up going with '//*[starts- with(@id, "thread_")]...
[ambrus]: Sometimes it's easier to just match elements in ways other than xpath, like directly with perl code.

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