"Hans Fugal" <fugalh / xmission.com> wrote...
> Jamis actually wrote a GEDCOM parser once, which you can find online. He 
> recently rewrote it in response to some questions I had about it (and/or 
> my prodding?), and he's talked about putting it on rubyforge. It's quite 
> slick, much slicker than his original one if you've seen it. It's 
> callback-based, and doesn't do any validation at this point. I've tinkered 
> along the road to making a validating parser based on his that produces a 
> populated object model (a la DOM) but it's quite a bit more work than just 
> parsing. That would also be useful though, so if working on this kind of 
> thing is interesting to you I say let's collaborate.

Sounds slightly interesting.

> I for one am interested in generating interesting wall charts, e.g. 
> GEDCOM->SVG->PostScript.

Sounds a lot more useful.
I'm not sure how I can be useful to the project, though.