Peter Fitzgibbons wrote:
>
> You have to File.open the file... Document.new doesn't know how to open
>the stream.. only how to read it.
>
> please try :
>
> xml = REXML::Document.new(File.open('D:\ruby\DfB\TEMP\clruby\___test.xml') )


Gosh, that makes *such* a difference :))  <blush>

I would have known that if I was doing it myself.


Version 3.1.3 gives the correct result:

  p mi[0].elements['MsMilestoneId'].text    #-> "10"


daz