tag handlers as XML

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Sat Feb 17 11:31:11 PST 2001

On Sat, Feb 17, 2001 at 02:19:19PM +0000, Bryan Dumm wrote:
> When you use words like
> <quote>
> The point is -- we can't treat tag handlers as XML. They are not XML, and 
> the only XML part of them is <register_tag>. That's only one (two) line(s) 
> and could easily be replaced with the right function that does the same thing.
> </quote>
> <quote>
> You said that David is working on exactly that. So I said that "<" is fine
> as a temporary solution.
> If he's working on that, it means it's going to be changed and it's not going 
> to stay. That's my definition of temporary.
> </quote>
> it sounds to me as if you want to get rid of XML handlers completely. 
> "not going to stay", "could easily be replaced", etc.....

Nope, I don't want to get rid of them. Like I said (a few times already :), 
I like that <register_tag>, autoloading etc.

I just wanted to improve (by _adding_, not replacing anything) ALFS.pm, 
so that Perl function could be used where <register_tag> is now. That's all.


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