perl status update
mark.uzumati at virgin.net
Thu Dec 20 15:03:32 PST 2001
On 2001.12.20 12:10 Paul Campbell wrote:
> Mark Ellis <mark.uzumati at virgin.net> wrote:
> > Therefore i'm giving _very_ serious thought about switching
> > from XML::Twig to LibXML.
> Again excuse my newbie'ness (to XML) but, what about Xerces? It is the
> very own, I think. It has both C++ and Perl APIs. The perl modules
> just gives you control over the C++ API from perl. It was just my small
> for XML APIs that lead me to it. I have been using xerces for Jxalan, to
> XSLT transforms. (Means you get XPath I believe, and DOM trees to play
> That would save a lot on if depths. Again, though, my programming
> is weak in C[++].
Interestingm i'll take a look, thanks.
> Also. Using LibXML, is a little naughty. The site says, something like.
> ""Unless you are foreced to do so by an old application linking against
> you should NOT use it. Use LibXML2 instread.""
Sorry, my shorthand, i actually meant libxml2, it's what the perl bindings
use. I don't know if there even is a perl binding for the first libxml,
> A side note about the V1->V2 XSLT. Do you think there is much point in
> tracking done the few remaining problems? I have converted all my
> and there are only one or two minor issues. The most serious is the
> configure/make/make install packages, but I think there are not very many
> those and it's easy fixed by hand. Ex: zlib. I don't think there are
> any in
> the base system.
Probably not, can't be many left out there, can there ?
> I'm off to see about CVS.
Good luck :)
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