class REXML::AttlistDecl

This class needs:

  • Documentation

  • Work! Not all types of attlists are intelligently parsed, so we just

spew back out what we get in. This works, but it would be better if we formatted the output ourselves.

AttlistDecls provide just enough support to allow namespace declarations. If you need some sort of generalized support, or have an interesting idea about how to map the hideous, terrible design of DTD AttlistDecls onto an intuitive Ruby interface, let me know. I’m desperate for anything to make DTDs more palateable.



What is this? Got me.

Public Class Methods

new(source) click to toggle source

Create an AttlistDecl, pulling the information from a Source. Notice that this isn’t very convenient; to create an AttlistDecl, you basically have to format it yourself, and then have the initializer parse it. Sorry, but for the foreseeable future, DTD support in REXML is pretty weak on convenience. Have I mentioned how much I hate DTDs?

Calls superclass method
# File rexml-3.2.5/lib/rexml/attlistdecl.rb, line 29
def initialize(source)
  if (source.kind_of? Array)
    @element_name, @pairs, @contents = *source

Public Instance Methods

[](key) click to toggle source

Access the attlist attribute/value pairs.

value = attlist_decl[ attribute_name ]
# File rexml-3.2.5/lib/rexml/attlistdecl.rb, line 38
def [](key)
each(&block) click to toggle source

Iterate over the key/value pairs:

attlist_decl.each { |attribute_name, attribute_value| ... }
# File rexml-3.2.5/lib/rexml/attlistdecl.rb, line 50
def each(&block)
include?(key) click to toggle source

Whether an attlist declaration includes the given attribute definition

if attlist_decl.include? "xmlns:foobar"
# File rexml-3.2.5/lib/rexml/attlistdecl.rb, line 44
def include?(key)
  @pairs.keys.include? key
node_type() click to toggle source
# File rexml-3.2.5/lib/rexml/attlistdecl.rb, line 59
def node_type
write(out, indent=-1) click to toggle source

Write out exactly what we got in.

# File rexml-3.2.5/lib/rexml/attlistdecl.rb, line 55
def write out, indent=-1
  out << @contents