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small xml functions

 [1/1] from: bry::itnisk::com at: 24-Feb-2004 19:47

So I was working on doing a few little xml- parse additions, enhancements, etc. and I was starting on a documentElement function: documentElement: func[blockdom] [currentNode: make Object![tagname: pick blockdom 1 attributes: either block? pick blockdom 2 [length? pick blockdom 2][0] ]] and it struck me that my idea of how I would go after the attributes is undoubtedly wrong; I was thinking that what I wanted was to do stuff like either currentNode/attributes > 0 [ ;search for specific attribute and value goes here ][;go next tag] the question is how should the attributes be organized, should they be as a single block as they are now, should they be divided into two words att-names: which holds the names of the attributes, and att-values: which hold the values of the attributes. Of course there also has to be some pre- sorting to remove namespace declarations from attributes but that's not a biggie. I think I would prefer to do found? currentNode/att-names "class" to skipping through a block, but then others might not. Any ideas?