Better Native XML Support

David Bruant bruant.d at
Mon Jan 16 09:51:08 PST 2012

Le 16/01/2012 18:30, Nuno Job a écrit :
> Hi guys,
> I would like to make the case for better native XML support in ES5:
> This is the most commented open issue on V8:
> Unfortunately people didn't agree on E4X and this makes the life of
> developers that have to use XML miserable. While XML is not a first
> class citizen in the web it is the preferred interchanged format in
> the enterprise. Developers don't choose to use XML over JSON, they
> sometimes have to use XML. A solution for this would be always better
> if in the language.
Have a look at quasis [1]. It provides what I'd consider to be a more
generic and safer solution to E4X.
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