Re: Status of MicroXML?
I think something more than a section in a blog post would be better. Ideally it would have its own domain, but I notice that microxml(.org|.com|.net) have already been taken. I like Dave's idea of doing an isuxml.exe. I could have a crack at that in C++, but I doubt I'll get the chance to do it before Xmas. Pete Cordell Codalogic Ltd Interface XML to C++ the easy way using C++ XML data binding to convert XSD schemas to C++ classes. Visit http://codalogic.com/lmx/ or http://www.xml2cpp.com for more info ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jamie Clark" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: <email@example.com> Cc: "Pete Cordell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "James Clark" <email@example.com>; "Liam R E Quin" <liam@w...> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:14 PM Subject: Re: Status of MicroXML? Personal opinions here - and no relation to my namesake in Thailand. Pete, what more is required? Isn't it already written up? As a true subset, it requires nothing from the XML standard itself -- just a definition. Which James supplied as a complete grammar here: http://blog.jclark.com/2010/12/microxml.html As noted in the exchange between James & Philip, it solves a lot of problems without requiring any perturbation of the standard itself: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/201012/msg00513.html Should be harmless, I'd think, to efforts to improve HTML, and to those to improve the base XML spec, catalogued by Liam in other posts on this list. "MicroXML" simply is a conformant, "Just Say No" approach to some complex stuff, which will fit a lot of use cases, granting that there are others. What I like best about it is that it obeys the DPH rule, ambient in XML's early development, and increasingly overlooked, later on. DPH: towards the end of this blog entry: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/07/21/DPH Straight to the pub? Regards Jamie ~ James Bryce Clark ~ General Counsel, OASIS ~ http://www.oasis-open.org/who/staff.php#clark On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 3:09 AM, Pete Cordell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > How are we doing on MicroXML? Discussion seems to have > moved on to trying to fix HTML5! > Do we have consensus that we want to do MicroXML? * * * > I think we should all head down to the pub for a > celebratory drink while James writes it up! > > Pete Cordell > Codalogic Ltd > Interface XML to C++ the easy way using C++ XML > data binding to convert XSD schemas to C++ classes. > Visit http://codalogic.com/lmx/ or http://www.xml2cpp.com > for more info _______________________________________________________________________ XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS to support XML implementation and development. To minimize spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ Or unsubscribe: email@example.com subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php
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