[erlang-questions] Re: Compare XML string

Sand T <>
Wed Jun 30 05:47:36 CEST 2010


Yes, both are identical. I need to compare xml strings/documents

~Sand

On Tue, Jun 29, 2010 at 5:10 PM, Dmitry Belyaev <> wrote:
> First of all, what does author want to compare: plain strings or xml
> documents?
>
> If documents (or parts of documents) then what about order of attributes and
> child elements? Does it matter?
>
> <item attr1="value1" attr2="value2"/>
> <item attr2="value2" attr1="value1></item>
>
> Sand, do you count them identical?
>
> Dmitry Belyaev
>
>
> On 06/29/2010 03:32 PM, Steve Davis wrote:
>>
>> 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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