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Re: How do you remove comments from XML?


sed remove comments
Some other text processing system that allow greedy searching may prefer
a different regular expression: select
    "<!-- Start.*?\.Net -->.*?<!-- End.*?\.Net -->"
replace it with 
    ""
(The .*? means a shortest-possible match. Also, some processors do not
include whitespace or newlines in ".", there is often an invocation option
to configure this.)

Cheers
Rick Jelliffe


From: "Bill de hÓra" <bill@d...>

> All one line:
> 
> sed -e "s/<\!-- Start [^\.]*\.Net -->//g" -e "s/<\!-- End 
> [^\.]*\.Net -->//g" in.xml > out.xml


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