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Indeed.   When you are doing any sort of real-world work with an XML file, “get to know XPath expressions .. very well.”   Don’t write procedural (Perl...) code, whose procedural structure will necessarily be tied more-or-less to that of the structure you’re parsing.   Instead, write an XPath expression to push, as much as possible, the entire responsibility into the library’s hands.   Just as you do every day with an SQL query ...


In reply to Re: perl & XML: getting last child? by sundialsvc4
in thread perl & XML: getting last child? by ambrill

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