Second "RFC" on pkg-data idea for ports

Dominic Mitchell dom at
Wed Apr 14 09:44:13 PDT 2004

On Wed, Apr 14, 2004 at 06:19:42PM +0200, Stefan E?er wrote:
> Based on my experiences, I'd rather not generate XML data 
> with printf(), since you have to be careful to encode special
> characters correctly and the XML serializer does this for you
> (including support for UTF-8, if desired).
> In fact, I found that building a DOM tree in RAM using libxml2
> calls is quite simple.

Tim Bray is developing a library called genx, designed for outputting
xml more correctly than printf().  It's pretty small and simple.


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