Re: XML as a standard UNIX config file format (Re: Caldera installation - something Debian should learn)
On Fri, April 23 1999, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
|XML is not a trivial item to parse. It is also a pure data holding environ.
|sendmail uses m4 which has macro and other programming ability. You would hav
|to parse the xml, then run it thru an m4 type thing.
The point is that if you agree on such a widely accepted standard (and
XML IS very widely accepted) then you can build on well-testted tools
(API's, validating editors) and don't have to do the parsing yourself.
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