Dissillusioned about interoperability.
mhatalski at ipnet-solutions.com
Fri Oct 8 01:08:26 BST 1999
How about IBM's Translator Generator?
From: Simon St.Laurent [mailto:simonstl at simonstl.com]
To me, it sounds like you could do with some tools for mapping different
data structures that represent similar underlying data structures to a
common model. The problem isn't that XML is too flexible; rather, it's
that no one has yet built something handy for making "everyone else's
representation" into "my representation". It doesn't seem like a light
project, but it doesn't seem impossible, either.
It'd get you out of:
a) having to define all your models in advance
b) forcing everyone to use identical representations
I wish I had more time, I really do. Anybody else done something like this?
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