simple search api (was Re: mimetype standardisation by testsets)
joeshaw at novell.com
Sun Dec 3 03:31:15 EET 2006
Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen wrote:
> Just a quick idea,
> How about using JSON (www.json.org <http://www.json.org>) as to
> represent the query objects (instead of xml)?
I'm reluctant to do this because I'm not sure how comprehensive the
stacks are for C#. The XML stacks we have -- the built in one in Mono,
or libxml2 for C -- are very mature parts of the platforms.
> It is light, easily readable, widespread, and there is possibility to
> write extremely fast parsers.
Maybe, but we should be focusing our efforts on building the search
software, not on hot-serialization-technology-of-the-day parsers.
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