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XML and Perl by Ilya Sterin, Mark Riehl

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XML::Parser Perl Module

The XML::Parser Perl module was originally written by Larry Wall and serves as a wrapper for James Clark’s Expat parser’s C libraries. Expat was one of the first XML parsers available, and it has proven itself over time to be very fast and powerful. Because Expat was one of the first XML parsers developed, it doesn’t implement SAX, DOM, or XPath interfaces because the standards didn’t exist or were immature and weren’t yet widely accepted.

XML::Parser is also the underlying parser to several other parser implementations, but that is now changing with the development of the SAX2 interface and the XML::SAX module. As you will see, the XML::Parser Perl module is full of features that can accomplish just about any XML ...

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