[REBOL] Re: data storage: object! vs. XML
From: rchristiansen:pop:isdfa:sei-it at: 23-Oct-2000 15:26
> > since the XML must be parsed into objects anyway.
> Is this a requirement of your app?
> I've done quite a bit of work using XML as the external data format, just
> reading and parsing the XML and then using a library of functions/objects
> to traverse the resulting block structure, without actually converting the
> XML to objects.
Not fully decided on this yet. I imagine a parsing engine which would
create the objects from the XML, creating reusable code in RAM
instead of re-parsing the XML again-and-again, depending on my
needs. Parsing the XML into objects would increase flexibility, no?