Updated RSS, XPath for Perl
13:56, 16 Aug 2000 UTC | Simon St.Laurent

While Matt Sergeant announced version 0.57 of XML::XPath, Jonathan Eisenzopf announced XML:RSS version 0.9, "for processing RSS 0.9, 0.91, and 1.0."

XML:XPath is "a pure Perl implementation of the XPath specification, and also provides a DOM-like node API." Sergeant stated that the new version of XML::XPath, now a key component in his AxKit application server, "fixes some namespace issues and some performance improvements.

The largest addition to XML::RSS is support for the new RSS 1.0 proposal, giving developers the flexibility to process the most common varieties of RSS Example scripts are provided for all three versions. . XML::RSS requires version 2.23 or late of the XML::parser module.

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