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From: Dirk Gerrits (dirk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-23 17:58:54

Thomas Matelich wrote:

> "Dirk Gerrits" wrote in message
> news:ar37hg$6hm$
> >Thomas Matelich wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Anyway, seemed like a nice package for general use. My company is
> >>currently in love with XML, so I probably wouldn't be using it for our
> >>commercial products.
> >
> >Maybe you missed it due to only skimming the documentation, but it is
> >possible to write your own archive types for use with the library. An
> >XML output archive should be pretty easy, and I imagine that given an
> >XML parser, an input archive should also be quite feasable.
> I didn't miss it and considered it, but XML usually names its elements.
> That meta-data is an important part of validation and the free-form
> lovefest
> that makes XML popular. There is no way that I saw, given the abstract
> interface of the archives, to name the string that I put into the archive.
> Perhaps that could be an extension.

Yes, other threads made me realize this. I withdraw my statements.

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