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[REBOL] Re: markup datatype

From: brett:codeconscious at: 3-Nov-2003 22:19

> > > a wishlist by Kimbro Staken about what he wants a language to be able to > do with xml. Rebol is in some ways pretty close to this.
> In other ways very far off.
This particular example does not seem too far off for REBOL at all :^)
>From what I see his example treats the xml strings as a tree of nodes and
attibutes with fairly simple operations applied to the trees. I would expect it to be feasible and not too difficult to program as a dialect in REBOL. The language part would be the easy bit for REBOL, the choice of underlying representation supporting flexible and fast operations is the the trickier part - had already been thinking about it. ;-) Regards, Brett