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

Stephan Maka stephan at spaceboyz.net
Wed Nov 19 07:03:56 EST 2008

Charlie Savage wrote:
>> 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 
> separate.

It did its job for me and I was happy about the positive responses I
received. But I saw no patches so far. If you manage to maintain the
libxml API usage in it I hope it could catch more development activity
in the libxml tree.

So yes, please integrate if you feel comfortable with it.


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