Moving on

Simon Perreault nomis80 at
Fri Jun 15 21:21:33 PDT 2001

On Thursday 14 June 2001 18:55, Jesse Tie Ten Quee wrote:
> It's XML, almost every single language has a way to parse it and could
> in fact either become a fe or be, with a little hacking, if it was done
> in a shell script, we would be limited to that single interface. (that
> being a shell)
> At least with XML it's in a generic format, which once a DTD is written
> anything could parse it, which in the long run, is alot more important.

The point is that you don't have to parse the shell script! In the end, 
you're just going to feed it to a shell as is.

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