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December 17, 2013

Fun with Ruby XML Parsers

It’s 2013.


irb(main):001:0> require 'rexml/document'
=> true
irb(main):002:0>"<!-- declarations for <head> & <body> -->")
=> <UNDEFINED> ... </>


irb(main):001:0> require 'nokogiri'
=> true
irb(main):002:0> puts Nokogiri::XML::Document.parse('<!-- -- -->').to_xml
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!-- -- -->
=> nil


irb(main):001:0> require 'hpricot'
=> true
irb(main):002:0> puts Hpricot::XML("<!-- -- -->")
<!-- -- -->
=> nil


Posted by distler at December 17, 2013 2:46 AM

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