XML

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Oct 8 16:58:49 CDT 2002


No problem, Jim. I'm not sure what I can tell you and what I can't (Kevin -
please let me know if I've said too much); I can tell you this much... the
XML support in my library is purely Transcript and relies heavily on the
PCRE engine that is built into MetaCard (Rev's underlying engine
technology), whereas the XML support in 1.5 is done with low level code
(either through an external or as part of the main engine.... we'll have to
see what it finally becomes), which means that it is faster on large
quantities of XML (like a XML "database" for example). Additionally Rev's
also supports some additional XML capabilities (DTDs for example) that my
Library doesn't have yet.

"Word on the street" says that some people who have used the XML support in
1.5 found it a bit more difficult to use than my XML Library, but as they
say "your mileage may vary". Additionally, if one purchases the Standard
version of my XML Library, the source code comes with it so you can (a) see
all the wonderful regular expression use :-) and (b) edit/modify the XML
parsing capability to your heart's content.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Biancolo" <webmaster at listology.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 11:40 AM
Subject: Re: XML


> Hi Ken,
>
> If possible (not sure how secrecy-sworn folks that have access to 1.5 are)
> can you tell me how your parser for 1.5 differs from the native XML
support
> I've heard will be in 1.5?  Or are they one and the same?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jim
>
> At 10:29 AM 10/8/2002 -0500, you wrote:
> >Thanks for the plug, but unfortunately my XML parser is based on the Perl
> >Compatible Regular Expression engine, which is not in Rev 1.1.1 (it
*will*
> >however be in the next version of Rev that is released).
> >
> >Sorry, Alex...
> >
> >Ken Ray
> >Sons of Thunder Software
> >Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> >Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Chipp Walters" <chipp at chipp.com>
> >To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> >Sent: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 2:31 AM
> >Subject: RE: XML
> >
> >
> > > Alex,
> > >
> > > Check out Ken Ray's most excellent XML parser at:
> > > http://www.sonsothunder.com
> > >
> > > I think you'll really like it!!!
> > >
> > > -Chipp
> > >
> > >
> > > > However, is there no XML parser available for RunRev 1.1.1? Even an
> > > > External that wraps Expat or something?
> > > >
> > >
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