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Re: xml question regarding document comparing
- From: Matt Sergeant <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "S.Watts" <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 02 Jul 2001 22:30:23 +0000
On 02 Jul 2001 13:07:42 -0700, S.Watts wrote:
> I have 3 documents from different companies which are their versions
> of a legal document or rule. I also have this official rule from a
> governing body which needs to reflect the changes each company has put
> forward. I would like to turn each version into a xml document so I
> can realize the differences each version has from the official rule.
> So I would like to create a master xml and compare it with one of the
> versions. After the two are compared the master xml needs to contain
> the changes that were made. I would like to create something that
> would accomplish this rather than purchase something that would do
> this for me. I would appreciate any help you could offer that would
> help me accomplish this, thanks.
Kip Hampton has written a very cool module for Perl called
XML::SemanticDiff. It can present XML file differences as either XPath's
to the differing nodes, or as SAX-like events to a callback object. It
might help, if your skills are in Perl...