I have to disagree with Shlomi's downrating below.
This module does what it's designed to do and does it well.
Sure, it's not the Swiss-army-knife of XML parsing and formatting, but for any XML that *can* be represented as a perl data structure, this works.
The documentation describes how to force it to return arrays when normally it wouldn't.
As for saying that XML was *designed* to allow markup inside text, then no: that would be where you'd use a CDATA node, not a text node.
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Worse than horrible trying to install this on a virgin machine. Install a really old version first (0.26 iirc). But make sure that your env isn't too long or you won't be able to upgrade to this version. Go figure.
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There are much better ways of doing this. This module really concerns me - basically if a date looks like it might be past 2038, the module subtracts 60 years and then passes the new value to Time::Local.
It then has to fudge around with the return value -- removing those 60 years and accounting for leap years.
One thing this module does not account for it what happens after 2098? Will we then need Time::Local::Extended::Extended? This module feels like a hack on an already crappy perl-internal date/time handling system.
(Disclaimer: I'm a contributor to the DateTime project @ datetime.perl.org)
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