oh no. that really was it. (slaps forehead)

thanks.

krister

On 5/6/07, Sylvain Joyeux <sylvain.joyeux / polytechnique.org> wrote:
> On Sunday 06 May 2007, Krister Johnson wrote:
> > Hi guys.
> >
> > I'm trying to mine some info from wikipedia's xml dump. The code im
> > using is as follows:
> >
> > require 'rexml/parsers/sax2parser'
> > xml =
> > REXML::Parsers:SAX2Parser.new(File.new('enwiki-20070402-pages-articles-1
> >.xml') )
> >
> > i = 0
> > parser.listen(:characters, %w{title text}){|text| puts text}
> > parser.parse
> >
> > Which is generating the error:
> > xmlreap.rb:2: undefined method `new' for :SAX2Parser:Symbol
> > (NoMethodError)
>
> This is a syntax error. You have written
>   REXML::Parsers:SAX2Parser.new()
> which, I guess, is interpreted as
>   REXML::Parsers(:SAX2Parser.new())
>
> but :SAX2Parser is a symbol, and there is no new method on it ...
> You wanted (two ':')
>   REXML::Parsers::SAX2Parser.new()
>
> --
> Sylvain Joyeux
>
>