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From: williamkempf_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-09-25 07:51:55

--- In boost_at_y..., Daryle Walker <darylew_at_m...> wrote:
> on 9/24/01 7:29 PM, Jens Maurer at Jens.Maurer_at_g... wrote:
> > Damien Fisher wrote:
> >>
> >> Well...why isn't there an XML parser in boost?
> >
> > Because nobody has written one and offered it for inclusion
> > into boost. Feel free to do so.
> I was just thinking about this right before reading this message.
I heard
> that XML was supposed to be designed so a CS student could write a
> within a week. (I guess this means just enough to check for well-
> files, and not validation nor all the whiz-bang stuff like XSL,
> Schema, XQuery, etc.)
> Let me think about this a little more....

The real issue is with supporting Unicode, which C++ doesn't do so
nicely yet. I'd love to see Boost address this one before they
address XML, though I think both are needed.

Bill Kempf

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