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On Oct 25, 2004, at 12:21 PM, Hunsberger, Peter wrote:
>> I've seen all kinds of data, including graphs, encoded in
>> XML, just as
>> I have seen such data structures encoded in ASCII.
> Sure, but with an XML representation of a graph you're back to the
> application to parse the XML serialization into a graph. You haven't
> exchanged a graph, you've exchanged something that, given enough extra
> knowledge, someone else might be able to build a graph out of.
You have to do that anyway (unless you're using shared memory that is).