xml in Ruby

Discussion in 'Ruby' started by paul vudmaska, Oct 2, 2003.

  1. --- Chad Fowler <> wrote:
    > On Fri, 3 Oct 2003, Chris Morris wrote:
    >
    > # paul vudmaska wrote:
    > #
    > # >for my third cent, the above syntax 'just makes
    > since'
    > # >to me. What could be more semantic than
    > employee.name
    > # >without resorting to write your own
    > class/accessors
    > # >for it? What's wrong with that being a
    > fundamental
    > # >data acess fascility? call me crazy
    > # >
    > # The point of contention seems to be whether or not
    > this is included in
    > # the core language vs. a library, right? How does
    > the Ruby community as a
    > # whole benefit from core inclusion? What's not
    > satisfying to you about
    > # this solution being contained in a library?
    > #
    >
    > One point I think the OP is also missing is that
    > Erik's solution *is*
    > implemented as a library and not as a modification
    > to Ruby's syntax. So,
    > in essence, you've already got what you want without
    > hacking up the
    > interpreter.
    >


    This is true!
    >


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    paul vudmaska, Oct 2, 2003
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