[RFC] SRS Section 1

Hui Zhou zhouhui at wam.umd.edu
Tue Feb 1 11:39:28 PST 2005


On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 07:17:48PM +0000, Matthew Burgess wrote:
>Hui Zhou wrote:
>>On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 06:52:06PM +0000, Matthew Burgess wrote:
>>(Not to accuse the above sentence, just one side thought.)
>>If it is for the web, I can see the need for such general flexibility. 
>>Does alfs need that flexibility? Detailed examples?
>
>I'm not sure quite what your question was getting at.  Why does alfs 
>need to use XML?  Or why do we need the flexibility of exchanging data 
>on the Web?

Both, but they are the same question by (my) logic. I understand 
somebody use XML for flexibility of exchanging data. ALFS don't have 
that need (as you answered), so what is the reason we use XML?

I raised the question because it was listed in SRS as a requirement.

-- 
Hui Zhou



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