Compare XML string

Steve Davis <>
Tue Jun 29 13:32:23 CEST 2010


Am I under-thinking this if I say:

case GivenString of
ExpectedString -> ok;
_ -> error
end.

...or is the question really as simple as it sounds.

/s

On Jun 25, 1:43 am, Sand T <> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I need to compare two given XML string to ensure that the two strings
> are identical or not at runtime. Does anyone have any idea on how to
> do this in erlang?
>
> Following are some of the examples
> Given String
> <response type=\"progress\" im=\"IM\" login=\"ABC\"
> code=\"102\">Authentication Successful ...</response>
> Exp String:
> <response type=\"progress\" im=\"IM\" login=\"ABC\"
> code=\"102\">Authentication Successful ...</response>
>
> Eq 2:
> Given String
> <response type=\"progress\" im=\"IM\" login=\"ABC\"
> code=\"102\">Authentication Successful ...</response>
> <buddies im=\"IM\" login=\"ABC\"><buddy name=\"XYZ\" nickname=\"\"
> status=\"offline\" custom=\"Is offline\" group=\"Friends\"
> blocked=\"no\"/></buddies>
>
> Expected:
> <response type=\"progress\" im=\"IM\" login=\"ABC\" >Authentication
> Successful ...</response>
> <buddies im=\"IM\" login=\"ABC\" ><buddy name=\"XYZ\" nickname=\"\"
> status=\"online\" custom=\"Is offline\" group=\"Friends\"
> blocked=\"no\"/></buddies>
>
> Regards,
> Sandeep
>
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