[libxml-devel] REXML-dropin, a REXML replacement using libxml-ruby

Charlie Savage cfis at savagexi.com
Wed Nov 19 03:29:12 EST 2008

Hi Stephan,

> In XMPP4R we're bound to the very intuitive REXML API because that's
> what XMPP4R is about: dealing with XML. I thought the only way out
> would be resembling it. That's why I have started REXML-dropin, a
> wrapper around libxml:
> http://github.com/astro/rexml-dropin/

Curious how is progress on this?  How big a patch would it be to the 
libxml-ruby bindings?  Should we integrate in your work, or leave it 

> To be honest, I'm not convinced by libxml-ruby's code, but it looks
> way cleaner than REXML.

Well one thing is for sure - its getting cleaner and cleaner as time 
goes on...

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