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Re: XML::Parser sigh...

by GrandFather (Sage)
on Jul 27, 2005 at 21:19 UTC ( #478726=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to XML::Parser sigh...

Can you provide a small sample of your input data that demonstrates the problem, an example of the result you are getting and the result you expect?


Perl is Huffman encoded by design.

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Re^2: XML::Parser sigh...
by rogue90 (Novice) on Jul 27, 2005 at 21:35 UTC
    I see a couple of options here, one of which I don't know if its possible. Easy would be to create a new file with the ampersands parsed out. Thats pretty clunky though. I am hoping I can replace them on the fly before the parser sees them. I am new to XML::Parser though and I am not sure if its possible.
Re^2: XML::Parser sigh...
by rogue90 (Novice) on Jul 27, 2005 at 21:29 UTC
    The error for the ampersand is
    not well-formed (invalid token) at line...
Re^2: XML::Parser sigh...
by rogue90 (Novice) on Jul 27, 2005 at 21:27 UTC
    sure:
    <data> <RECORD> <id>1381</id> <title>Water & Fluids</title> <year>1986</year> </RECORD> ... </data>

      The parsers that I've looked at require the whole XML documents. Internally they may swallow a bite at a time, but you've got to give them the whole thing as either a string or a file handle.

      I guess options are either preprocess the whole document or use a tied variable passed to the parser to process the file as the parser reads it.


      Perl is Huffman encoded by design.

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