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I need to modify a script (xml parser) to parse a new XML format.

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Hello.

I have this php script that displays the contents of an xml file like this:

[code]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<icons>
<ico title="Lino Adium Dock" img="enhancedlabs/lino_adium_dock.png" url="http://www.enhancedlabs.com"/>
<ico title="The real Christmas" img="enhancedlabs/2005.png" pc="enhancedlabs/the_ico.zip" url="http://www.enhancedlabs.com"/>
<ico title="Mac Mini" img="enhancedlabs/mac_mini.gif" pc="enhancedlabs/mac_mini_icons.zip" url="http://www.enhancedlabs.com"/>
</icons>
[/code]

The script to print the above xml file is like this:

[code]
<?php

class XMLparser{
var $main = array();
var $currentparent = "default";
function XMLparser($inputxmlstring){
$lines = explode("\n",$inputxmlstring);
$n = 0;
foreach ($lines as $line){
if (trim($line) == "") continue;
$line = trim($line);
$s_regex = "/<([a-z]+)>/i";
$e_regex = "/<\/([a-z]+)>/i";
$s_matches = null; $e_matches = null;
$start = preg_match($s_regex, $line, $s_matches);
$end = preg_match($e_regex, $line, $e_matches);

if ($s_matches == null && $e_matches == null){
//this is a node
$attributes = array();
preg_match_all("/([a-z]+)=\"([^\"]*)\"/i", $line, $attributes);
$names = $attributes[1];
$values = $attributes[2];
for ($i = 0; $i < count($names); $i++){
$name = $names[$i];
$value = $values[$i];
$this->main[$this->currentparent][$n][$name] = $value;
}
$n++;
}else if($e_matches == null){
//this is a start
$parentname = $s_matches[1];
$this->currentparent = $parentname;
$n = 0;
}
}
}
}

$XML = file_get_contents("icons.xml");

$instance = new XMLparser($XML);
$parseddata = $instance->main;

//get all the nodes under the "icons" parent
/*
foreach ($parseddata['icons'] as $node){
echo "Title: " . $node['title'];
echo " Source: " . $node['img'];
echo " Credits: " . $node['url'] . "<br />";
}
*/
?>
[/code]

[color=red][b]Question is: how should the parser look like in order to parse a new XML file formated like this:[/b][/color]

[code]<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<links>
<link>
<title>Adrian TNT Flash Design</title>
<url>http://www.adriantnt.com</url>
<description>Flash menus, buttons and components by Adrian. C.</description>
</link>
<link>
<title>FFILES</title>
<url>http://www.ffiles.com</url>
<description>Sharing resources and creations.</description>
</link>
</links>
[/code]

Thank you.
- Adrian.

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Apart from the commented out section at the bottom of the page, I can't see any 'tag-specific' code in there, so I'd have thought that it should just work with the new XML too.

Regards
Huggie

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The commented area at the end are the ones that display the xml in site but the new xml I want to read has an additional level and I do not know what to modify in order to read that new format.
//The php script was made by someone else, I am not good with php.

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