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Default Pattern Matching with Regular Expressions in perl

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i have doubts in Pattern Matching with Regular Expressions in perl,


input:

sample.xml
----------

<article xmlns:mml="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" article-type="">
<front>
<publisher>
<publisher-name>Public Library of Science</publisher-name>
</publisher>
</article>


perl coding:
-----------

if ($line=~m/<publisher>\s*<publisher-name>(.*)<\/publisher-name>/gi)
{
$colno = pos ($line);
push @errors, "[$lineno:$colno]\t--publisher name: \"$1\" \n";
}


output:
--------

Sample.xml
Below are the 0 Notification(s) Found:-
--------------------------------------



My expecting output
------------------

Sample.xml
Below are the 1 Notification(s) Found:-
--------------------------------------

[3:69] --publisher name: "Public Library of Science"



Pls reply

Thanks in Advance

Sankar B
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In this case you need /s regex modifier, but you will have problems with parsing XML with regexes. Use XML parsing module like XML::Twig.
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