Re: [xml] Removing all of the xml:X attributes from a node

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 03:46:46PM -0800, Rush Manbert wrote:
I am trying to write a function that removes all attributes from an 
element using the tree interface. It seems that xml:lang, xml:id, and 
xml:space are special cases, since they have their own get and set 

Do I need to do anything special to remove these attributes from the 

  No, they are normal attributes, only their namespace is special.

My current code for "remove all attributes" is this:

inline void
removeAllNodeAttributes (xmlNodePtr pNode)
    xmlAttrPtr pAttr;
    while (NULL != (pAttr = pNode->properties))
        xmlRemoveProp (pAttr);

  that should work. That won't remove namespace declarations, but that's
normal they are a different kind of nodes, and removing them is way harder.


Daniel Veillard      | Red Hat
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