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[REBOL] Re: XML DOM parser for REBOL?

From: premshree:pillai:gmai:l at: 6-Jan-2005 19:26

Okay, so I have not been getting some mails to my inbox, even though they are getting listed at http://mail.rebol.net/cgi-bin/mail-list.r Anyway... inetw3-mindspring.com wrote:
>Hi Premshree, Sunanda, > >I'm interested in knowing what you would be using a DOM-based XML >parser with Rebol for. > >I really can't see why xml would be necessary, when Rebol parsing >and block/series scripting is an easier data transfer scheme (if Rebol >was used as a networked messaging language at large.)
Yes, parsing REBOL block data is much simpler, but... what do I do if I want to communicate with a _different_ system? If these were two REBOL systems that I was dealing with, things would have been different. But the REBOL block data format is _not_ a standard; XML is.
>But... XML/HTML is the simplest way to quickly describe and receive/share >data with the rest of the NET within the browser world. If Rebol thinks it can
Exactly.
>replace e-mail and HTML, then it's got to get rid of the E-Mailer and
the browser.
>I really don't see that ever happening. >I would like to know how some would use a DOM parser with Rebol and XML.
Well I don't think I understand your question correctly. Anyway, if you're specifically referring to _DOM_ (as opposed to SAX), it's just a matter of preference.
>I personally hope to use it to get rid of any xml having to be piped
over the web
>to be interpreted by the browser. I Can,t share this right now, but
Rebol script
>would be large and in charge by everyone that does this. > >Why i believe we need a quick-parser, a browser plug-in and a DOM-based >XML parser ? > >So we can completely control any browser, its contents, HTML, >CSS, password protection, encryption, serializing, ziping, objects, and its' >transfer protocal so people won't have to buy and learn how to use a boat >load of software. >So Rebol would be seen as a reasonable choice to message >web-site data across the net. > >I call it, WMD... WYSIWYG Messaged Data >-- >To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to rebol-request >at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject.
On Tue, 4 Jan 2005 21:47:01 +0530, Premshree Pillai <[premshree--pillai--gmail--com]> wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Jan 2005 19:14:59 EST, [SunandaDH--aol--com] <[SunandaDH--aol--com]> wrote: > > > > Premshree: > > > Is there a DOM-based XML parser available for REBO > > > > This might be the closest: > > > > http://www.rebol.org/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/rebol/view-script.r?script=quickparser.r > > Thanks! Will give it a try. > > > > > Sunanda. > > -- > > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to rebol-request > > at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. > > > > > > -- > Premshree Pillai > http://www.livejournal.com/~premshree >
-- Premshree Pillai http://www.livejournal.com/~premshree