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From: Ames Andreas (Andreas.Ames_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-21 10:10:17

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Jorge Lodos
> Sent: Friday, April 21, 2006 2:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost Review] Property Tree Library
> What I think PT must have that serialization library is not
> meant to is:
> 1. The ability to load/save properties independently, not as a whole.
> 2. A documented (for library extensibility) parser interface
> allowing parser
> developers to accomplish (1).
> At least 3 storages requiring (1) come to mind: windows
> registry, ISA Server
> storage and IIS metabase.
> I would put these requisites as conditions for acceptance.


3. The ondisk representation should be manually editable (i.e.
by human beings)

Given some posts I've seen, this seems not necessarily to be a
primary goal of serialization while I'd count that a must-have for
some config formats (e.g. XML representation should have a DTD,
schema or something etc.).



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