[erlang-questions] json_to_term EEP
Willem de Jong
Fri Aug 1 22:08:33 CEST 2008
On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 1:10 AM, Richard A. O'Keefe <>wrote:
> On 31 Jul 2008, at 6:06 pm, Willem de Jong wrote:
>> I personally like working with a SAX parser.
>> See the example below - I quite enjoyed writing it.
> I'm sure you did, but the example does not in fact
> work with a SAX parser. It works with an (apparently non-existent)
> parser that delivers a *data structure*, and it consumes the data
> structure. If you are going to work with a data structure, why
> not the very same data structure that you are supposed to be getting?
> It's like saying "well, I could have a pizza delivered to my door,
> but instead I'll have all the ingredients delivered in separate deliveries
> and then I'll make the pizza".
Or something else, if I want to eat something else. Or, if I am hungry, I
can start eating when the first tomato arrives. Or, if I actually want to
feed an elephant, I don't have to wory about the pizza fitting through the
I think I'll just finish the parser that I have, and then see how it
compares to other parsers.
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