On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 18:12 +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 06:06:14PM +0100, James Fuller wrote:
> > there seems to be a dearth of xml 'ness' in Perl 6 design ... perhaps
> > before Perl 6 is fully baked its time to review what could live in the
> > core versus an external module.
> > 
> > thoughts?
> If I remember the plan correctly, it's roughly that the core consists only of
> the mechanisms for getting and installing other extension modules - anything
> that doesn't need to be in the core, isn't.
> This slim core intentionally won't be useful for that much, other than the
> basis for building larger Perl 6 distributions aimed at broad types of tasks.


Perhaps you should create a "distribution" for xml processing?  If there
is not yet a Standard Operating Procedure for creating a perl 6
distribution, I think the community would benefit from the creation of
such.  Start small, with only enough to do a simple XML processing task.
Allow for inheritence/extension of the distribution.



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