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   RE: Why not canonical parsers? [Was: Pull-based XML parsers? ]

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  • From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 00:50:13 -0800

> I personaly want the same XML parsers everywhere
> but if there is a real need for lightweight parsers (and it looks
> like there is with devices with mediocre computing power, elsewhere it
> is a very poor excuse not to implement or use conformant one) then 
> it should be at least some format which will be readable by fully
> conformant parsers.

I agree with the sentiment, but even in smaller devices, I don't think
XML parsing (well-formed) is *too* expensive. I talked to some people
recently that were implementing an XML+CSS browser for embedded systems
(phone, TV's) for example.


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