Re: Syntax

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Sun, 07 January 2007 21:02 UTC

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From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
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On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 06:12:09PM +0100,
 Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote 
 a message of 31 lines which said:

> 3) Although a "compact" syntax is great for readability, 

And authorship, IMHO.

> an alternate syntax in XML would be good for usage within XML tool
> chains.

It is certainly a good idea. What do you think of having an alternate
*non-normative* XML format, with the same terminology and data model
as the compact syntax? A tool like Shadok could certainly translate
from one syntax to another.

> (if there's interest in that, I'll happily contribute).

Please proceed, as long as it is in Relax NG :-)

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