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Subject: Re: [boost] Question about useful libraries
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-29 02:40:59

On 06/28/2011 01:17 PM, Sebastian Karlsson wrote:
> Secondly an XML parser /
> writer can be written to a very high quality using the libraries
> already present in boost ( spirit& iostreams comes to mind )

A spirit-based XML parser doesn't seem that great.

If using semantic actions, it would necessarily be SAX-like.
If using attributes, it would be like the DOM, and you would have to be
careful not to copy everywhere.

My impression was that Pull-like interfaces -- lazy parsing of XML as it
is being iterated -- were more popular.

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