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[REBOL] Re: Interesting Article on repurposing software

From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 28-Oct-2003 15:55

Hi M&F, M> So the only thing I can see here important is that document content is M> really what matter and XML can easily make you parse through it without M> messing around with the layout and appareance. The sort of thing it was M> though for. Right, the big bonus I see with REBOL is that your data format can be much easier for people to work with--and no more difficult for machines--than XML. Behind the scenes, we can generate whatever we want, but from an interaction perspective, what is the best solution or the most natural way to work with this kind of information? That's where I'm coming from. For example, how would a dialected REBOL solution compare to a GUI built with Java that generates the XSL, and eventually produces an XML file which is then repurposed? -- Gregg