Thanks, I will create a bug. Yes, I think everything I am testing for will be strings. That ID was just made up. I will try to reorg code and try to catch the exception.
On 1 Mar, 05:15, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > On 28 Feb, 17:19, "cdouglas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > I have an application where I am loading an XSD into the XML DAS and > > loading an XML file. I am then trying to determine if an element of > > the XML file exists using isset with xpath path. I am seeing that > > true is always returned, even when it doesn't exist. I don't know if > > I am doing something wrong, this not supported, or there is a bug. > > > Here is a sample if what I am doing: > > > <sites> > > <site id ='12345'> > > <extendedData dataType='name'>South Central</extendedData> > > <extendedData dataType='timezone'>US/Central</extendedData> > > </site> > > <site id='23456'> > > </site> > > </sites> > > > ----- > > load xml into $doc > > > isset($doc["site[id='12345']/extendedData[dataType='name']"]) should > > return true and does > > isset($doc["site[id='12345']/extendedData[dataType='blah']"]) should > > return false and returns true. > > > I am wondering if its not looking at the values in the brackets to do > > that matching. > > > Thanks > > Chris > > Hi Chris > > I've come across slightly strange behaviour in this area before > (http://groups.google.co.uk/group/phpsoa/browse_frm/thread/ > 74bb0f4b994c9fcd/?hl=en#). I tried your example and isset returns true > in both cases for me also which doesn't sound right. However what it's > actually trying to do behind the scenes is throw an index out of > bounds exception in the second case so maybe this is what is having a > detrimental impact on isset. Can you raise a bug report for this so > that we go and take a look at it. In the mean time you could reorg > your code a little to catch exceptions on these tests and hence find > the cases where the elements are not present. > > As an aside. Is your id a string type? If so no problem. In my test I > made it an integer as you have used numbers and the xpath processing > expects id=12345 rather than id='12345' in this case. > > I'm out on leave for a day or so now but, judging by the previous post > I reference, Caroline has the history of this behaviour in her head so > can probably further advise if required. > > Regards > > Simon --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "phpsoa" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.co.uk/group/phpsoa?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---