XML and Erlang

Mikael Karlsson <>
Tue Jun 21 19:35:16 CEST 2005

Mon 20 juni 2005 17:32  Joe Armstrong (AL/EAB wrote):
>     A few days ago I stumbled upon the "RELAX NG compact notation" - this
> is more or less "XML DTDs as they should have been" - James Clark has done
> a wonderful job here and invented a notation that is very similar to the
> informal type notation I have been using to define Erlang types for the
> last hundred years or so.
>     Now all I have to do is re-write my latest and greatest XML parser, and
> write a RELAX NG compact syntax parser :-)
>   /Joe

Has anyone looked at XQuery ( by Philip Wadler et.al?) It should have some
similarities to the Relax NG syntax.



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