[lug] MEAS Data file format

Archer Sully archer at meer.net
Wed Aug 16 13:39:10 MDT 2000

David wrote:
> * Write a grammar for your data file format (you do not need to admit
>   to anyone that you did it). ...
> * I have no idea how practical this is in your setting.  But you might
>   consider an alternative (actually an addition) to defining a
>   file-format: provide a library of (object-oriented?) functions that
>   enable people to write your standard files without even knowing that
>   they are doing it.  

Both these suggestions raise important points in favor of an XML
definition for this format.  At this point in time, I see little 
benefit to defining a format that isn't XML based.

Archer Sully
Boulder, CO

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