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[REBOL] Re: XML comments >> implications for R3

From: ale870:g:mail at: 11-Sep-2007 7:33

Do you know if Isn't there any DLL (or .a lib) to be used from Rebol to fully parse XML using DOM or SAX style? On 9/10/07, bryan rasmussen <rasmussen.bryan-gmail.com> wrote:
> > well I basically gave rebol up because I have to do XML related tasks > all day long. If Rebol had hooks to the LibXML, LibXSL libraries > http://xmlsoft.org/ all these problems with using XML in the language > disappear. I don't want to get in a flame war about it, but this is my > basic requirement, and that there are other languages that provide my > basic requirement out of the box means that I go with them (not libxml > integration but XML/Namespaces/XPath/XSL-T/DOM/Streaming API of some > sort). I'm also something of an anomaly among working programmers > because I am luckily allowed to choose languages suitable to tasks - > most of the time at any rate. > > Best Regards, > Bryan Rasmussen > > On 9/10/07, Ed O'Connor <edoconnor-gmail.com> wrote: > > > > If the Rebol community grows significantly, the technical problems > > between XML and Rebol can probably be solved. > > > > Rebol has issues that XML does not have (adoption, licensing, not 100% > > open source), and XML has issues that Rebol does not have (bloat, > > complexity, technical shortcomings). Despite XML's problems, however, > > its future is secure. > > > > Rebol could benefit by helping programmers minimize XML's flaws. This > > is in total alignment with Rebol's role of helping programmers > > minimize complexity across the spectrum of today's IT environment > > (cross network/enterprise, heterogenous platforms, highly customized > > systems, federated applications/platforms). > > > > In my opinion, citicizing XML and/or pushing Rebol as a disruptor or > > potential replacement for XML is not likely to produce a positive, > > pro-solution message for Rebol. My $.02. > > > > Ed > > -- > > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. > > > > > -- > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. >
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