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typecast_xml_value

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typecast_xml_value(value) private

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# File activesupport/lib/active_support/core_ext/hash/conversions.rb, line 82
      def typecast_xml_value(value)
        case value.class.to_s
          when 'Hash'
            if value['type'] == 'array'
              _, entries = Array.wrap(value.detect { |k,v| k != 'type' })
              if entries.nil? || (c = value['__content__'] && c.blank?)
                []
              else
                case entries.class.to_s   # something weird with classes not matching here.  maybe singleton methods breaking is_a?
                when "Array"
                  entries.collect { |v| typecast_xml_value(v) }
                when "Hash"
                  [typecast_xml_value(entries)]
                else
                  raise "can't typecast #{entries.inspect}"
                end
              end
            elsif value.has_key?("__content__")
              content = value["__content__"]
              if parser = ActiveSupport::XmlMini::PARSING[value["type"]]
                parser.arity == 1 ? parser.call(content) : parser.call(content, value)
              else
                content
              end
            elsif value['type'] == 'string' && value['nil'] != 'true'
              ""
            # blank or nil parsed values are represented by nil
            elsif value.blank? || value['nil'] == 'true'
              nil
            # If the type is the only element which makes it then
            # this still makes the value nil, except if type is
            # a XML node(where type['value'] is a Hash)
            elsif value['type'] && value.size == 1 && !value['type'].is_a?(::Hash)
              nil
            else
              xml_value = value.inject({}) do |h,(k,v)|
                h[k] = typecast_xml_value(v)
                h
              end

              # Turn { :files => { :file => #<StringIO> } into { :files => #<StringIO> } so it is compatible with
              # how multipart uploaded files from HTML appear
              xml_value["file"].is_a?(StringIO) ? xml_value["file"] : xml_value
            end
          when 'Array'
            value.map! { |i| typecast_xml_value(i) }
            value.length > 1 ? value : value.first
          when 'String'
            value
          else
            raise "can't typecast #{value.class.name} - #{value.inspect}"
        end
      end
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