[PROPOSAL] Desktop Bookmarks
veillard at redhat.com
Tue May 10 13:38:12 EEST 2005
On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 11:38:48AM +0200, David Faure wrote:
> On Tuesday 10 May 2005 11:12, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> > On 5/10/05, David Faure <dfaure at trolltech.com> wrote:
> > > On Monday 09 May 2005 18:06, Emmanuele Bassi wrote:
> > > > The draft of my spec is located here:
> > > >
> > > > http://devel.emmanuelebassi.net/papers/bookmark-spec.html
> > >
> > > Why isn't this based on XBEL, with custom metadata for the additional fields?
> > I am aware of XBEL, but I was searching something a little more
> > lightweight and more desktop-specific, to be placed lower on the
> > dependency stack (my current implementation does not require an XML
> > parser library, by using the Glib's markup parser).
> Lightweight? Dependency stack? I'm talking about a file format, not about an actual
> implementation of it.
I agree with your point of view here. Reuse existing formats and
I didn't violently oppose GMarkup based on the premice that it would not
be flagged as an XML parser. Using it as a justification for subsetting
existing standard would break that status-quo.
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