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Re: RS/RE, again (sorry)



>It is even more than that...it is the idea of having pretty-printing 
>whitespace be something that is handled by the application *at
>all*. That's out of whack with most people's understanding of a
>parser's job. C++ parsers don't return "whitespace nodes" between
>tokens that the C++ "back end" must detect and delete.

Then again, we aren't talking about C++ are we? We're talking about a
markup language for text. A language that doesn't have delimiters
around strings... 

We seem to be confusing parsing XML, and parsing the grammar defined
by the DTD is you ask me...




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