> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cam [mailto:cameron.matheson / gmail.com] 
> Sent: Friday, July 22, 2005 11:36 AM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: something similar to perl's XML::Simple
> 
> 
> Hi!
> 
> I'm trying to write a few simple apps (a flash-card type 
> program for chinese characters, and a simple address book 
> type program), and for the file format i want to use XML.  
> Anyway, i don't need anything complex at all... just the most 
> basic reading/writing of xml files possible.  i was looking 
> through a bunch of the various ruby-xml libraries, and it 
> seems that rexml is the 'official' xml library for ruby?  I 
> like the looks of it, but it seems overly complex for what i 
> want to do.  My friend steve told me about a module in perl 
> called xml:simple (apparently it just loads up the xml file 
> into a nice little hash for you).  Anyway, that sounds like 
> just the thing for me, and i was wondering if ruby had 
> anything similar.  If not maybe just some simple example code 
> for rexml (the debian packages didnt' seem to come w/ any).  
> Tips or suggestions on xm file i/o would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> thanks,
> Cameron Matheson

http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/xml-simple/

Regards,

Dan