[FoRK] Now with magic pixie dust!

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri May 21 14:01:11 PDT 2004

On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 04:39:07PM -0400, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:

> FPGA-based parser that builds a binary representation of XML optimized for 
> forward-processing of XML documents.
> Pretty trivial really.


Lots of interesting hits on XML SEXP ("s-expr", "s-expression", etc.
hardware, FPGA ,etc).


* can we parse this into a compact representation? 
* so compact compression is not worth it?
* quickly, with hardware support? small/fast as FPGA?
* serialize into bytecode (or at least endedness-proofed, to be hauled over wire)
* can we translate XML into SEXP when binary, efficiently so?

Maybe trivial, maybe not.

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