Actually google calander has a ruby plugin/api located here
http://googlecalendar.rubyforge.org/plugins/doc/

If that's not your flavor you can start with hpricot's documentation
on xpaths here
http://code.whytheluckystiff.net/hpricot/wiki/SupportedXpathExpressions



On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 9:55 AM, Mark <markjturner / gmail.com> wrote:
> On Aug 28, 3:47 pm, Anthony Pearson <a... / serialtactics.com> wrote:
>> hpricot isn't quite friendly with namespaces from what I have tried
>> before (unsure about the current version). Did you tried doing a full
>> xpath query?
>>
>> @
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 9:40 AM, Mark <markjtur... / gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all, I have a question about Hpricot:
>>
>> > I'm trying to parse an XML document (a google calendar feed), but I
>> > have problems when I try to get attributes of a tag with a namespace
>> > (ie: a colon).
>>
>> > Here's my code for this: date =
>> > entry.at('gd:when').attributes['startTime']
>>
>> > Instead of having the expected time returned I just get 'nil'.
>>
>> > Anyone know why this is? Or how to get it to work properly?
>>
>> > Many thanks in advance,
>>
>> > Mark
>
> Hi Anthony, I haven't I must admit, unfortunately I'm not really
> familiar with xpath and I don't know how to find the tag I need with
> it, if anybody knows how to do that I'd be very grateful for some
> pointers!
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mark
>
>