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   Re: [xml-dev] XML's Scylla and Charybdis - parse and regexp

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miles@milessabin.com (Miles Sabin) writes:
>FWIW, I once put together a (somewhat over-elaborate) SAX-style API 
>which allowed for faithful lexical round-tripping as well as supporting 
>layering of SAX/DOM/Infoset/XPath APIs above it.

I'm really glad to hear I'm not the only one working this direction!  Is
your work anywhere public, or buried in the mists of time?

>I'd be surprised if I'm the only one who's done that and I have a hard 
>time comprehending what could possibly be supposed to prevent it. So, 
>yes ... of course you can have both.

I've talked with people at conferences who've written pieces of the
puzzle, largely in conjunction with Omnimark work, but I suspect there's
a lot of this going on in small pieces.  It'd be interesting to see what
might happen if we could reach critical mass.

Simon St.Laurent
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Errors, errors, all fall down!
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