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Re: :zz: We should standardize XML transmission of ZZstrux
- To: Leslie Carr <lac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: :zz: We should standardize XML transmission of ZZstrux
- From: adam moore <Adam.Moore@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 17:39:25 +0000 (GMT)
- Cc: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>, zzdev@xxxxxxxxxx, ih@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Helen Ashman <hla@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Tim Brailsford <tim.brailsford@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Craig Stewart <craig.stewart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- In-reply-to: <22.214.171.124.0.20011123072626.00b109e0@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Actually, I use hash tables and linked lists - I serialise into XML as one
of many in/output-type things - I'm fairly neutral about the exact format
of the XML - maybe I'll give it a hard, attacking think during some of my
<cough/> free time *8-)
On Fri, 23 Nov 2001, Leslie Carr wrote:
> At 08:14 22/11/2001 +0900, Ted Nelson wrote:
> >There are now four different XML structures for ZZ--
> > - as used in Gzz
> > - as used by Les Carr
> > - as used by Ian Heath
> > - as used by Adam Moore
> >Is anyone interested in mooting a standard? So we can EXCHANGE?
> Gzz and Leszz both use variants of XML.
> Gzz.xml consists of a cells list followed by lists of dimensions (and the
> connections in each one).
> Leszz.xml consists of a list of cells where each cell contains a list of
> connections to each dimension.
> Either format is easy to produce by a fully-zz-enabled application.
> Outside that environment (e.g. using awk to process a slice in order to
> produce a data file to send to a graph drawing program) either one of these
> perspectives may be most useful, depending on the app. (Unsurprisingly, I
> have so far found the Leszz form to be most helpful.)
> Perhaps an interchange form should redundantly contain BOTH perspectives.
> Of course, in the future there will be NO applications which are
> zz-unaware, and the above is not a significant point :-)
> Leszz also contains a lot of other stuff (tutorial defn's etc) which should
> soon be folded into the cell structure.
Dr Adam Moore
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