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Re: new sysinstall

From: Sander Vesik <sander@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 02 Sep 2003 14:11:53 GMT
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Chris Pressey <cpressey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Sep 2003 08:58:02 +0200
> Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <asmodai@xxxxxx> wrote:
>> XML merely marks up a bunch of data.  You'd need the appropriate
>> parsers and DTDs to make it 'understand' the contents and even then
>> you only get tokens.
> Right; what I'm saying is, that if there is a DTD for "OS configuration
> information", or if there's one in the works, then that's a strong
> reason for DFBSD's installer to use XML - so data can be interchanged.

Makingthere be such a dtd (relaxng schema would actually be better) is
simple to make happen. 

> If there isn't, then I can't think of a strong reason to use XML, only
> some relatively weak ones.
> -Chris


+++ Out of cheese error +++

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