[webkit-dev] Support for E4X

Adam Roben aroben at apple.com
Wed Apr 4 12:28:49 PDT 2007

On Apr 4, 2007, at 12:25 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> On Apr 4, 2007, at 6:54 AM, Rodrigo Melo wrote:
>> Hi, I'm interested work on it too. I've started reading something  
>> about E4X and WebKit, and specially looking at JavaScriptCore  
>> code. My first question was where I would start to code.
> Although we've discussed E4X support, we're not entirely sure we  
> want it. It's a big chunk of extra functionality that isn't really  
> used on the web. And the web already provides the DOM for XML  
> processing. So we'd want to hear some some good reasons before  
> adding support.

    One argument in favor of it is for use outside of the web, where  
you don't necessarily have a DOM available.


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