Erlounge Schaumburg, XML vs UBF

Hal Snyder <>
Sun Jun 15 14:49:55 CEST 2003


Luke Gorrie <> writes:

> Hal Snyder <> writes:
>
>> UBF Disadvantages
>> 
>> 2. Unproven.

> Surely at least UBF(A) _is_ proven, since it's just term_to_binary
> in disguise (and term_to_binary is wonderful!)

I worded that item poorly. UBF looks very promising. We are mulling
over ideas for a couple pilot projects. But, because we haven't used
it before, it's possible there are some gotchas.

>> 4. S-expression closing tag problem.

Just the idea that you can lose count of parens at the end.


A couple links in passing, found while looking into background
material for UBF:

XML is not S-Expressions
http://www.prescod.net/xml/sexprs.html

Xml Sucks
http://c2.com/cgi/wiki/wiki?XmlSucks






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