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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: parser-next-gen goals, plan, and requirements
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2000 12:42:49 GMT
Edwin Goei wrote:
> 
> "Tim Bray" <tbray@textuality.com> writes:
> 
> > Wild-eyed suggestion: why not look into adopting James Clark's XT?  It's
> > a pretty #!%@^#@ good parser IMHO.  Also it's from neither IBM or Sun :)
> 
> Yup, I think it's worth looking at the internals of XP also (you probably
> meant XP), I just haven't done it yet.  Maybe other people who have can
> comment.  It looks like an older parser which hasn't been updated.  There's
> also the parser that you wrote, Lark, which you might want to comment on.
> 
> The other parser I have looked at is Aelfred2 which is a current SAX2 based
> parser.  I think its easier to understand than the current Xerces code, but
> it also does less.  But maybe we're still in the requirements stage right
> now and these are more implementation details.

+1 on making 

 Xerces2 = Xerces1 ideas + Crimson ideas + XP ideas

I'm sure James Clark has _lots_ of design decisions to share on parsers.

-- 
Stefano Mazzocchi      One must still have chaos in oneself to be
                          able to give birth to a dancing star.
<stefano@apache.org>                             Friedrich Nietzsche
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