XML for dynamic content?

Nigel Byrnes byrnes at prl.research.philips.com
Thu Jan 21 14:48:17 GMT 1999

Hi steve

Thanks for your reply to my mail. i have one question:

Steve Ball wrote:

> Firstly, it is just as easy to generate XML dynamically in a CGI script (or equivalent
> server-side mechanism) as it is to generate HTML.  Perhaps even easier since
> DOM implementations will probably provide a serialise method which does most of
> the tedious work for you.

I agree that it is as simple to generate XML as HTML (or any other FML) from a CGI script.
But can you tell me why this task would be even more straight forward with DOM. (Apologies
if the answer to this question is blindingly obvious, but i'm not a DOM expert)

> Cheers,
> Steve Ball

      Nigel Byrnes

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