> -----Original Message-----
> From: dave / thomases.com [mailto:dave / thomases.com]On Behalf Of Dave Thomas
> Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 6:16 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML; ruby-talk / netlab.co.jp
> Subject: [ruby-talk:11857] Re: RCR: Input XML support in the base Ruby
>
>
> TAKAHASHI Masayoshi <maki / inac.co.jp> writes:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Dave Thomas <Dave / PragmaticProgrammer.com> wrote:
> > > So, I'm proposing that we include these in the Ruby core, and
> > > therefore make them globally available. The expat license allows this,
> > > so I suspect the main problem might be one of size (expat will add
> > > about 200k to the download).

/skipped/

> You could reduce them down even further by run-length encoding the
> table for distribution, and then expanding it during installation.
>
> If the stuff included in the 'ext' directory is chosen based on need,
> then I'd rank XML/UConv support over Tcl/Tk and dbm/gdbm/sdbm support.
Also, when Ruby CRAN ;) will be ready someday, this problem will go away.
You'll dl and install just what you need.

Aristarkh A Zagorodnikov, Lead Programmer, W3D Group
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