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class XML::Mini::Node ^

Nodes are used as atomic containers for numerical and text data and act as leaves in the XML tree.

They have no name or children.

They always exist as children of XML::MiniElements. For example, <B>this text is bold</B> Would be represented as a XML::MiniElement named 'B' with a single child, a Node object which contains the string 'this text is bold'.

a Node has

 - a parent
 - data (text OR numeric)

getValue

Returns the text or numeric value of this Node.

text [SETTO [SETTOALT]]

The text() method is used to get or set text data for this node. If SETTO is passed, the node's content is set to the SETTO string.

If the optional SETTOALT is passed and SETTO is false, the node's value is set to SETTOALT.

Returns this node's text, if set or NULL

numeric [SETTO [SETTOALT]]

The numeric() method is used to get or set numerical data for this node.

If SETTO is passed, the node's content is set to the SETTO string.

If the optional SETTOALT is passed and SETTO is NULL, the node's value is set to SETTOALT.

Returns this node's text, if set or NULL

toString [DEPTH]

Returns this node's contents as a string. If the special DEPTH $XML::Mini::NoWhiteSpaces is passed, no whitespaces will be inserted.

AUTHOR ^

Copyright (C) 2002-2008 Patrick Deegan, Psychogenic Inc.

Programs that use this code are bound to the terms and conditions of the GNU GPL (see the LICENSE file). If you wish to include these modules in non-GPL code, you need prior written authorisation from the authors.

This library is released under the terms of the GNU GPL version 3, making it available only for free programs ("free" here being used in the sense of the GPL, see http://www.gnu.org for more details). Anyone wishing to use this library within a proprietary or otherwise non-GPLed program MUST contact psychogenic.com to acquire a distinct license for their application. This approach encourages the use of free software while allowing for proprietary solutions that support further development.

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    XML::Mini::Node module, part of the XML::Mini XML parser/generator package.
    Copyright (C) 2002-2008 Patrick Deegan
    All rights reserved
    
    XML::Mini is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
    it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
    the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
    (at your option) any later version.

    XML::Mini is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
    GNU General Public License for more details.

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Official XML::Mini site: http://minixml.psychogenic.com

Contact page for author available on http://www.psychogenic.com/

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