RapidIdentity Product Guide: Legacy UI

Mapping Rules
  • Namespaces, namespace prefixes, comments, and processing instructions are all ignored.

  • Elements with no attributes and no content or whitespace-only content become null.

  • Elements with no subelements and no attributes become the text, numeric, or boolean value of the element content.

    <x>Hello</x>
    becomes
    "Hello"
  • Elements with attributes or child elements become a record

  • Nested element names (sans any namespace prefix) become record fields

    <x>
        <y>Hello</y>
    </x>
    becomes
    {
        "y": "Hello"
    }
  • Attributes become record fields prefixed with @

    <x>
        <y z="1"/>
    </x>
    becomes
    {
        "y": {
            "@z": 1
         }
    }
  • If an element has attributes and non-empty text only content, then the text content becomes a record field named value

    <x>
        <y z="1">Hello</y>
    </x>
    becomes
    {
        "y": {
            "@z": 1,
            "value": "Hello"
         }
    }
  • Multiple elements with the same name at the same level become multiple values of the same field.

    <x>
        <y>Hello</y>
        <y>Goodbye</y>
    </x>
    becomes
    {
        "y": ["Hello", "Goodbye"]
    }
  • If an element has mixed content (intermixed text and elements), then the text is ignored

    <x>
        <y>Hello</y>
         Something in between
        <y>Goodbye</y>
    </x>
    becomes
    {
        "y": ["Hello", "Goodbye"]
    }