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Empty optional XML tags from page list



Page list values are generated in XML stream rule, although the element is set as optional in node tab.
HFix-22969 is installed. Few XML tags should be posted only if values are present.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

1. Check the Optional setting for both Property and Page List.
2. Generate the XML.
3. Note that the empty Page List entries have tags present.

Root Cause

User enabled a Dynamic System Setting (DSS) to avoid backward compatibility issues that caused the issue. Removing the same fixes the issue.


Remove the below DSS.

Owning Ruleset : Pega-IntegrationEngine
Purpose : StreamXML/DetectEmptyProperties
Value : true
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Published January 31, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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