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Vanilla XML parser

 
 
Bill Davy
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      09-20-2012
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> On Thursday, August 23, 2012 3:45:16 PM UTC-5, Malcolm McLean wrote:
>> As part of the binary image processing library work I had to load some
>> XML
>> files. There doesn't seem to be a lightweight XML parser available on the
>> web.
>> Plenty of bloated ones that require full-fledged installs. But nothing
>> you
>> can just grab and compile.
>>
>> So I decided to write a vanilla one myself. It did the job, and loaded my
>> data files. But it only weighs in as a single average-length source file.
>> That's partly because it only does ascii, doesn't handle defined entities
>> or special tags, and so on.
>>
>> But is there the potential for this to be developed into a lightweight,
>> single
>> file parser? Ther's also a question for Jacob here. The structure is
>> simply
>> a tree. How would the container library map on to XML?
>>

>
> I've wrote my own XML parser for a project some years ago. It even
> worked...mostly...after a couple of iterations.
>
> If I had it to do over again I'd just go with expat and be done with it.
> I'll take a little code bloat if it saves me some headaches in the end.



I found TinyXML (http://sourceforge.net/projects/tinyxml/) worked for me.


 
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