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How to parse xml with namespase value in XMl:LibXML?

by ravi06 (Novice)
on Jul 08, 2013 at 08:53 UTC ( #1043053=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

ravi06 has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

<book> <book:chapter id="bk444444ch1" type="CHAPTER"> <book:locator xlink:href="/book/isbn/979-0-4444-1000-17/book-part/chap +ter/bk444444ch1?releaseStatus=RELEASED" xlink:title="Photonic crystal + light-emitting sources" xlink:type="locator" xmlns:xlink="http://www"/> <book:locator xlink:href="/book/isbn/979-0-4444-1000-17/book-part/chap +ter/bk444444ch1?releaseStatus=RELEASED&amp;format=pdf" xlink:title="P +hotonic crystal light-emitting sources" xlink:type="locator" xmlns:xl +ink=""/> <book:locator xlink:href="/book/isbn/979-0-4444-1000-17/book-part/chap +ter/bk444444ch1?releaseStatus=RELEASED&amp;format=epub" xlink:title=" +Photonic crystal light-emitting sources" xlink:type="locator" xmlns:x +link=""/> </book>
How can i get "xlink:href" of first instance of book:locator?

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Re: How to parse xml with namespase vale in XMl:LibXML? ( XPath error : Undefined namespace prefix )
by Anonymous Monk on Jul 08, 2013 at 09:21 UTC
        But when I am trying to access the nodes as below I don't get any value.
        print $chapter_node->findvalue('./book:locator/@xlink:href') . "\n";
        Could you please elaborate a bit or point out where I am committing mistake?

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