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Re: [xml-dev] powerful command line tool ?

On Wed, 2010-06-23 at 16:07 +0900, Jean-Christophe Helary wrote:
> I am looking for a command line tool that:
> 1) can easily merge XML files of the same format

There is no universal clear definition of what it means to
merge two trees.

> 2) can modify/remove/add attributes or tags easily
> 3) does all that quickly (including save)

You could try xmlstarlet, or maybe learn XQuery Update,
and/or XSLT.

"I want a tool that makes a potentially very complex problem very simple
for me without me having to specify what it is exactly or how it works"
has been the dream of overpaid executives for decades :-)

However, if you can give us a more precise idea of exactly what you
want, you might get a more specific answer...



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