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   Re: XML API specification

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  • From: gtn@ebt.com (Gavin Nicol)
  • To: tbray@textuality.com
  • Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 12:19:35 -0500

>Fortunately, we're not starting from scratch.  We have two strawman
>interfaces on the table right now, NXP and Lark.  Seems to me that
>since XML is particularly likely to be processed in the client, you
>could do a lot worse than a Java API - the idea of having a
>set of superclasses for Element, Attribute, and so on seems awfully
>desirable to me.

I have another set of API's that differ somewhat from NXP and

While we're at it, perhaps we can define a common set of API's for
name resolution? I have a fairly clean API for that that allows
heirarchical name resolution services to be built.

>I would propose seriously that Java be the basis of the first 
>cut at an API spec; it is really very pleasingly clean,
>and also has the virtue that ideas can be tested more or less
>instantly because there's running parser code to graft them
>onto. - Tim

I vote for IDL because it's language independent.

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