Nat Pryce wrote:

> What do you mean by the DOM data model?  Do you mean the data model as
> described by the XML Information Set spec?  Or do you mean the DOM's object
> model?  The DOM's object model is rather clunky, with a lot of inheritance,
> and requires casting and suchforth.  It would be much better implemented as
> a set of documented protocols and mixins.


The likings seem to gravitate toward Infosets' or XPaths' data model.


> Anyway, *any* standard XML API would be a boon for Rubyists.


Especially a conforming one, in the standard lib :)

Tobi

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