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Hi,

I'm using XML::Simple to parse some xml data. I find it works inconsistently for some cases. I'm just trying to make it provide consistent style of output. But, I couldn't get it. Here is my sample program.

use strict; use warnings; use Data::Dumper; use XML::Simple; my $res = "<results> <binding name=\'description\'> <literal xml:lang=\'en\'>First article +. </literal> </binding> </results>"; my $res2 = "<results> <binding name=\'image_url\'> <uri>Football.png</uri> </binding> <binding name=\'description\'> <literal xml:lang=\'en\'>Second articl +e.</literal> </binding> </results>"; my $result = XMLin($res); my $result2 = XMLin($res2); print Dumper $result; print Dumper $result2;

Output it produces is,

$VAR1 = { 'binding' => { 'literal' => { 'content' => 'First article. ', 'xml:lang' => 'en' }, 'name' => 'description' } }; $VAR1 = { 'binding' => { 'image_url' => { 'uri' => 'Football.png' }, 'description' => { 'literal' => { 'content' => 'Sec +ond article.', 'xml:lang' => 'en +' } } } };

If you look at description tag. You could find the difference in the output it produced. I find, it works fine for 'Second article.' in the example. Is there any way to make it give the similar structure?

Thanks.


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