[Pipet Devel] from Justin

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at bc.edu
Mon Jun 14 22:03:09 EDT 1999

"J.W. Bizzaro" wrote:
> I think if individual loci are responsible for supplying or identifying their
> own XML translators, Loci will be much more flexible.

Of course if we use DOM, as Justin suggested, then I'm talking about DOM->CPL
(command-line program) and CPL->DOM translators.

Humberto wrote:

> > Paos could also be modified to use a DOM->XML module rather than pickle
> > for storage (and even transport).
> Storage isn't a problem, but I think transport should definitely be in XML
> > Furthermore, it would make it simpler
> > (possible?) for non-python nodes to communicate in the system.
> Another big reason for doing transport in a standard format.

Why?  Isn't Justin talking about a standardized DOM?  I'm a bit confused as to
where we should draw the line between DOM and XML.  I'll take a guess...DOM
isn't on the filesystem while XML is :-)

J.W. Bizzaro                  mailto:bizzaro at bc.edu
Boston College Chemistry      http://www.uml.edu/Dept/Chem/Bizzaro/

More information about the Pipet-Devel mailing list