troubleshooting Question

reading XML into an array

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I am trying to read some XML into an array and then use one of the variables in that array in a button to jump to a URL.  Can anyone see what I am doing wrong?
I am using Flash 5

In the first cell of the timeline of scene 1:

Function student(name, link, linktitle){ = name; = link;
     this.linktitle = linktitle;

function readXML(){
var e = this.firstchild;
if (e.nodename == "JANE"){
     e = e.firstChild;
    jane = new Array();
     while (e != null) {
            var s = new student(,
var k  =
         e = e.nextsibling;


// read xml and display when loaded
moXML = new XML();  
moXML.onLoad = readXML;

the linksfl.xml file is in the same directory as the fla file

on the button:
on (release) {

     getURL (jane[0].link);

the XML:

<STUDENT NAME="Kate Nixon" LINK="" LINKTITLE="Kate's Site" />

when I click on the button nothing happens and it seems that there is nothing in the array although it definitely seems to be reading the XML file earlier.



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