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From: Felipe Magno de Almeida (felipe.m.almeida_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-21 19:48:22

On 11/21/05, Yuval Ronen <ronen_yuval_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:
> I don't really know the serialization library, so I can't comment about
> it. If I understand correctly (and I'm certainly not sure of it), the
> serialization layer you mentioned is about converting a data structure
> to an XML representation, and back. That is very different from the log
> library. The XML representation is used solely for serialization
> purposes and so it's logical that the serialization library will supply
> this layer. The log library, on the other hand, uses the general
> iostream textual representation, so I don't really see what such a
> formatting layer would do, and what its benefits would be.

That formatting layer allows the serialization library to have more
formatting options(serialization uses iostream, too) in a transparent
way. That way we could have two formatting options: hex and textual.
It may be too overkill for our problem. But is a possible solution...

> Yuval

best regards,

   Felipe Magno de Almeida
Developer from synergy and Computer Science student from State
University of Campinas(UNICAMP).
"There is no dark side of the moon really. Matter of fact it's all dark."

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