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> This looks a lot like an indented syntax I created a while back to make it
> easier to type XML files. I posted it to the PyXML list, and at XML2002
> John Cowan asked me to post it here. (which obviously I did not get to
> before now - sorry, John).
> Here is my version of Don's sample from the linked web page -
> text::Circle A
Cool, although I think use of special characters like '@' and ':' makes your
syntax more geeky than necessary. All I am using so far are quotes and '='.
> Of course this format is too simple to capture everything in XML, but it
> does the basics of banging elements into place easily and readably.
I doubt my syntax can handle everything also. I even forgot to illustrate
mixed-content which caused so many headaches for SML-DEV.
I am thinking the following will suffice:
"some more text"
In this example, readability suffers somewhat. Oh, well. I never liked
> I never thought of this as a replacement for XML, but just a handy helper
> for easy typing and reading.
Same here. XML is off and running. I am just trying to put a *saddle* on