Recent File specs

Sean Middleditch elanthis at
Tue May 4 04:19:56 EEST 2004

On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 16:46 -0500, Vuples Velox wrote:
> Well I got reading the recent file specs. I noticed it used XML. I was
> just wondering why it uses this.
> Would a delimited file not be easier for parsing?

We already have libxml2, parsing isn't a problem.  Anyone trying to
write a new parser for any XML based file format needs a kick in the
rear and a clue.

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