xml in fptools?
Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Tue May 23 18:45:00 EDT 2006
Ashley Yakeley <ashley at semantic.org> writes:
> > HaXml has a module Text.XML.HaXml.SAX with the signature
> > saxParse :: String -- ^ The filename
> > -> String -- ^ The content of the file
> > -> ([SaxElement],Maybe String)
> > -- ^ A tuple of the parsed elements and @Nothing@, if no
> > -- error occured, or @Just@ @String@ if an error occured.
> That's not very good for streaming, though, unless you happen to have
> lazy IO available for your text stream source. It seems to me the whole
> point of SAX is that you get some XML information even when you don't
> have all the input yet.
Oh, I always assume lazy I/O. It is one of the most useful parts of
Haskell, and I rely on it all the time for both interactivity and
avoidance of space problems.
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