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HTTP XML Request
* Simple HTTP request for API usage - converts XML into object
function http_xml($url){
$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_TIMEOUT, 5);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_ENCODING, 'gzip');
$result = curl_exec($ch);
$code = curl_getinfo($ch, CURLINFO_HTTP_CODE);
preg_match('@^(?:http://)?([^/]+)@i', $url, $matches);
$host = $matches[1];
preg_match('/[^.]+\.[^.]+$/', $host, $matches);
srp_debug( 'Something went wrong. No data is being returned from ' . $matches[0] . '.' );
}elseif($code != 200){
$message = 'Request to URL: "' . $url . '" failed. Response code: ' . $code;
srp_debug( $message );
$xml = @simplexml_load_string($result);
return $xml;
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