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Old January 25th, 2006, 01:37 PM
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Default JSTL, XML query

I have the following xml document

<title>Ali G Interviews The Beckhams</title>
<pubDate>Tue, 24 Jan 2006 21:25:27 CST</pubDate>
<description>Ali G Interviews The Beckhams</description>
<enclosure url="http://media1.break.com/dnet/media/content/aligbeckhams.jpg" type="image/jpeg" length="10000"/>
and am using the following to parse through it

<c:import var="xmlfile" url="http://www.break.com/rss/rss20.asp" />
<x:parse var="doc" xml="${xmlfile}"/>
<table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellspacing="0">
<x:forEach select="$doc//item">
<tr><td><strong><a href='<x:out select="link"/>'><x:out select="title"/></a></strong><br>
<em><x:out select="pubDate"/></em><br>
<x:out select="description"/>
<c:out value="${enclosure}"/></td></tr>

My only problem is - how do I get the value for the xml tag "enclosure" since it is not in the same format as the others.

I have no control over this xml document as it is an external file - so no suggestions to change it over please :)
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<x:out select="string(enclosure/@url)"/> - is how I pulled the url value out of the xml file, so my page now looks like this

<c:import var="xmlfile" url="url.link" />
<x:parse var="doc" xml="${xmlfile}"/>
<table border="0" cellspacing="0" cellspacing="0">
<x:forEach select="$doc//item" end="9">
<tr><td><strong><a href='<x:out select="link"/>'><x:out select="title"/></a></strong><br>
<em><x:out select="pubDate"/></em><br>
<a href='<x:out select="link"/>'><img src='<x:out select="string(enclosure/@url)"/>' alt='<x:out select="title"/>' border='0'></a></td></tr>

and it works perfectly
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