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Subject: Re: [boost] Question about useful libraries
From: Greg Rubino (bibil.thaysose_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-29 09:54:19

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 2:40 AM, Mathias Gaunard
<mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.

I didn't get a chance to read this before my last post. These are
some good points.

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

This couldn't be accomplished with Spirit? That sounds like a challenge...

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