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Subject: Re: [boost] [PropertyTree] Rewrite - Please Review
From: Boris Schaeling (boris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-13 14:01:15

On Sat, 13 Jun 2009 18:37:08 +0200, Sebastian Redl
<sebastian.redl_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Jun 2009 18:11:29 +0200, "Boris Schaeling"
> <boris_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 17:37:37 +0200, Sebastian Redl
>> <sebastian.redl_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> [...]I would ask everyone who has existing code using PropertyTree to
>>> look at
>>> these changes and tell me their best guess at how much effort it would
>>> be to update the code to conform with the new interface, and how I
>>> could
>>> make this easier.
>> There is a problem with the Spirit XML parser. When I define
>> boost-1_39\boost\property_tree\detail\xml_parser_read_spirit.hpp(103) :
>> error C2065: 'empty_ptree' : undeclared identifier
>> If I use the Rapid XML parser the code compiles. I can't parse a UTF-8
>> encoded file correctly though. Is this a known problem?
> I know I haven't tested any XML parser other than the RapidXML one, and I
> know I haven't tested it with non-ASCII input. Insofar it's a "known"
> problem, yeah. :-) Thanks for telling me.

I can't remember if I had a problem with UTF-8 files before. I know though
that I always used the Spirit XML parser. If you have an idea what I
should change to get rid of the compiler error I can give Spirit a try.

> I actually plan to drop all XML parsers save one. There's no reason to
> maintain redundant code.

No problem with this (as long as it won't be required to setup another
external library to use the XML parser).


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