[gnome-db] Re: GRAND MASTER PLAN

On Wed, 2004-03-10 at 10:10, Linas Vepstas wrote:

> Well, that's been the topic of this thread, and from that vantage,
> generating xml is inadquate.  Same reasons, previously covered, 
> that I don't want to generate abiword xml to get an abiword report. 
> Been there done that (actually that's how gnucash currently works, 
> it generates html, not xml, it uses gtkhtml not gnumeric for layout,
> although adequate, it most definitely is *not* the cat's pajamas.)

There's a big difference between HTML and XML.  I'd argue the majority 
of the [gnucash reporting] pain is due to generating HTML in lieu of a 
more appropriate [maybe XML-based] format.

> --linas


http://www.asynchronous.org/ - `a=jsled; b=asynchronous.org; echo ${a} ${b}`
# A: Because it breaks the flow of normal conversation.
# Q: Why don't we put the response before the request?

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