[Haskell-cafe] XML modification
jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Nov 23 11:14:20 CET 2011
Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com> writes:
> I've got a folder with about 80 XML files in it. I want to
> take each file and make specific modifications to it.
> (Mostly just finding specific attributes and changing their
> values to make then all consistent.)
> Now I guess it wouldn't take me /that/ long to code
> something from scratch. But does anybody have a better
> suggestion for tools or libraries that might be useful?
Before google earth exposed a facility for computing path
lengths, I wrote my own using HaXml. The guts of it look like
xml <- fmap (xmlParse filename) (readFile filename)
print_path_length (Document _ _ content _)
= print $ compute_length $ coordinate_string_to_list coordinate_string
. (txt `o` children `o` deep (tag "coordinates"))
$ (CElem content)
which gives some idea of the flavour.
Jón Fairbairn Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
http://www.chaos.org.uk/~jf/Stuff-I-dont-want.html (updated 2010-09-14)
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