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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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Friday March 07, 2003
10:50 PM

XML pull-parsing

[ #10948 ]
Dear All,

So... is there an XML pull-parser? If not, why not?

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  • Hm. Interesting question.

    The canonical XML Pull Parser is the one in Microsoft's System.Xml namespace for .NET programs. James Clark had some very good words of praise for it in the first year .NET was around, and he suggested that this pull API be adopted more widely because it was good, regardless of any distrust or scorn that hackers tend to have for all things Microsoft.

    I haven't been keeping track of more general XML Pull APIs that pop up on xml-dev in the last couple of years. From what I've se

  • Barrie has one based on SAX. Can't recall if he's released it to CPAN or not yet.

    I believe there's also an XML::Parser based one on CPAN somewhere.