Erlang and XML ...

Luke Gorrie <>
Wed May 19 10:47:31 CEST 1999


Joe Armstrong <> writes:

> This is actually a verifying parser (1378 lines of code!) - It doesn't
> do unicode or
> handle the ANY tag. To make a real XML parser I think the correct way to
> 
> go would be to use expat as a front end (to do the lexical stuff) and
> then
> add the parrsing and sunsequent verification in Erlang - volunteers?

Speaking of lexical stuff, I've seen references to a lexer called
"leex" around, but I haven't found the actual software.  Is it around and 
usable somewhere?

-- 
"The Commando Pattern is used to get in and out quick, and get the job
done. This pattern can break any encapsulation to accomplish its
mission. It takes no prisoners." - Michael Duell ("Resign Patterns")




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