APIs vs Markup

Tim Bray tbray at textuality.com
Sat Nov 13 19:39:46 GMT 1999

At 08:00 AM 11/13/99 -0800, Don Park wrote:
>True enough except there is a genuine problem of using XML to encode
>data with no obvious root element.  For example, log data tends to
>just accumulate and one has to use XML hacks to make the data meet
>the root element constraint.  Best one can do is use the data as
>well-formed external parsed entity.  I am not really obsessed about
>this but it is somewhat annoying.

For things like log files, just treat 'em as a succession of small
XML documents.  Is this a problem? -T.

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