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Re: 2SimpleXML

I forgot to post the link to the spec. Sorry about that.


On 2/10/06, Redefined Horizons <redefined.horizons@gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't want to set off another debate about subsets of XML, but I
> wanted to post this for others benefit. :]
> I have put up a rough draft of my specification for 2SimpleXML. Other
> developers that are interested in using a simpler subset of XML might
> want to take a look at it. I will be using 2SimpleXML in some
> application development on one of my other projects, so I will be
> maintaining the specification for the foreseeable future.
> If others are interested in creating a more "official" version of the
> specification that they can reference, I would be willing to do so.
> (Although I'm not sure how this would be accomplished.)
> I am open to constructive criticism and suggestions on the spec from
> this group. I actually need help with a couple of things:
> [1] Do I need to specify that documents in 2SimpleXML should be in a
> standard character set, as they did for MinimalXML? If so which
> charcter set should I use? I'm guessing it would be Unicode of one
> sort or another...
> [2] I would like to provide a way to escape the "<" and ">" characters
> in the content of a 2SimpleXML element. I was thinking I would just
> use the "\" character as my escape character. In this case the
> following would be possible:
> <sample> The "test" element in this line would not be recognized by a
> 2SimpleXML parser. /<test\>Testing\<\/test/><\sample>
> Is there a better way to do this?
> Thanks,
> Scott Huey

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