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CGI::XML - Perl extension for converting CGI.pm variables to/from XML

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NAME

CGI::XML - Perl extension for converting CGI.pm variables to/from XML

SYNOPSIS

  use CGI::XML;
  $q = new CGI::XML;
  # convert CGI.pm variables to XML
  $xml = $q->toXML;
  $xml = $q->toXML($root);
  
  # convert XML to CGI.pm variables
  $q->toCGI($xml);

DESCRIPTION

The CGI::XML module converts CGI.pm variables to XML and vice versa.
CGI::XML is a subclass of CGI.pm, so it reads the CGI variables just as CGI.pm would.

METHODS

$q = new CGI::XML
creates a new instance of CGI::XML. You also have access to all of the methods in CGI.pm.
$q->toXML([$root])
where $root is an optional parameter that specifies the root element. By default, toXML will not return a root element.
$q->toCGI($xml)
where $xml is the XML you would like to convert to CGI.pm parameters. Values in the XML will overwrite any existing values if they exist.

NOTE

CGI::XML does not currently handle multiple selections passed from HTML forms. This will be added in a future release.

AUTHOR

Jonathan Eisenzopf <eisen@pobox.com>

CONTRIBUTORS

David Black <dblack@candle.superlink.net>

SEE ALSO

perl(1), XML::Parser(3).
2015-06-13 perl v5.20.2