Class: REXML::Instruction

Inherits:
Child show all
Defined in:
lib/rexml/instruction.rb

Overview

Represents an XML Instruction; IE, <? … ?> TODO: Add parent arg (3rd arg) to constructor

Constant Summary collapse

START =
'<\?'
STOP =
'\?>'

Instance Attribute Summary collapse

Attributes inherited from Child

#parent

Instance Method Summary collapse

Methods inherited from Child

#bytes, #document, #next_sibling=, #previous_sibling=, #remove, #replace_with

Methods included from Node

#each_recursive, #find_first_recursive, #indent, #index_in_parent, #next_sibling_node, #parent?, #previous_sibling_node, #to_s

Constructor Details

#initialize(target, content = nil) ⇒ Instruction

Constructs a new Instruction the target of this instruction is set to this. If an Instruction, then the Instruction is shallowly cloned (target and content are copied). If a Source, then the source is scanned and parsed for an Instruction declaration. be a Parent if the target argument is a Source. Otherwise, this String is set as the content of this instruction.


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# File 'lib/rexml/instruction.rb', line 24

def initialize(target, content=nil)
  if target.kind_of? String
    super()
    @target = target
    @content = content
  elsif target.kind_of? Instruction
    super(content)
    @target = target.target
    @content = target.content
  end
  @content.strip! if @content
end

Instance Attribute Details

#contentObject

target is the “name” of the Instruction; IE, the “tag” in <?tag …?> content is everything else.


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# File 'lib/rexml/instruction.rb', line 13

def content
  @content
end

#targetObject

target is the “name” of the Instruction; IE, the “tag” in <?tag …?> content is everything else.


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# File 'lib/rexml/instruction.rb', line 13

def target
  @target
end

Instance Method Details

#==(other) ⇒ Object

of the other matches the target and content of this object.


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# File 'lib/rexml/instruction.rb', line 56

def ==( other )
  other.kind_of? Instruction and
  other.target == @target and
  other.content == @content
end

#cloneObject


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# File 'lib/rexml/instruction.rb', line 37

def clone
  Instruction.new self
end

#inspectObject


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# File 'lib/rexml/instruction.rb', line 66

def inspect
  "<?p-i #{target} ...?>"
end

#node_typeObject


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# File 'lib/rexml/instruction.rb', line 62

def node_type
  :processing_instruction
end

#write(writer, indent = -1,, transitive = false, ie_hack = false) ⇒ Object

DEPRECATED

See the rexml/formatters package


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# File 'lib/rexml/instruction.rb', line 44

def write writer, indent=-1, transitive=false, ie_hack=false
  Kernel.warn( "#{self.class.name}.write is deprecated" )
  indent(writer, indent)
  writer << START.sub(/\\/u, '')
  writer << @target
  writer << ' '
  writer << @content
  writer << STOP.sub(/\\/u, '')
end