[racket] SXML->xexprs ?

From: pedro pinto (pedro.e.pinto at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Jul 25 20:33:55 EDT 2010

Thanks, I wrote a very rudimentary  function that simply strips @  and &. I
am sure its not quite that simple but for the html fragments I am dealing
with it seems to be enough.


On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 5:21 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:

> Pedro Pinto wrote at 07/25/2010 11:04 AM:
> > I am using neil/htmlprag to generate sxml and  lizorkin/sxml to
> manipulate it. I would like to mash together the resulting sxml with my own
> generated xexprs. Is there a recommended way to go about this? Ideally I
> would like to be able to use both xexprs and sxml since each format seems to
> have a different set of useful toolkits.
> I think that the short-term solution is to write an "shtml->xexprs"
> procedure.  This procedure is mostly just a simple tree traversal.  (I wrote
> such a procedure, but regrettably no longer have access to that code.)
> Longer-term, I plan to release some libraries and a spec for a new format
> that's mostly backward-compatible with both SXML and xexprs, and that adds a
> few things that neither format has.  I've actually found only one nontrivial
> difference between SXML and xexprs, and I don't think that difference is
> worth fragmenting the base of libraries over, nor worth the increased bugs
> as programmers intermix both formats in their code.  (I did most of this
> library and spec work last year, but it needs polishing up and be reviewed
> by SXML and PLT people, so that the spec is fairly stable before anyone
> starts depending on it.  I've also committed to doing a couple SRFIs on the
> spec and libraries.)
> --
> http://www.neilvandyke.org/
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