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rexml and regex

Chris Dancy
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Joined: Feb 14, 2006
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I want to get the text of an attribute and perform a regex on it ... something like the following

And I want to use ruby's wonderful regex to remove the capitalized "AND" ... something like...

any ideas?

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Chris Dancy
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Joined: Feb 14, 2006
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I actually solved this problem trying to debug it ... here is how you do it .

I assumed ".value" just returned the string but it in fact actually returns the pointer(for lack of a better term) to the string. It returns the node itself to work on. Sweet deal.
I agree. Here's the link:
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