Re: Current status of PCGen-XML? (message to Keith)
Thx for the update on the house.
I had a quick look at the DTD and XML. I think I'll wait for
the 'something more coherent' you mentioned. They didn't quite match
yet when I pulled them through XMLSpy.
A thought: would it work to just concentrate on the XML until it is
right and then build a DTD or Schema? I think it will save a lot of
work along the way... (could even be that, if you machine-generate
XML, you don't need to validate at all)
On data entry screens: I've been busy writing a character editor for
myself and have some ready-made stuff to help quickly build some
I'll be looking forward to the updated roadmap.
'Fly', she chanted, and up he went...
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> gods, has it been that long?
> I've been buying a house, preparing to move into the house, working
> the yard in the house (prepping the garden bed this weekend),playing
> with my kids... I haven't had time to get much done here :/great to
> I have been working on it this week and actually posted something
> yesterday concerning weapons. I hope to get more done this weekend.
> certainly. I can definitely use some help preparing some data entry
> screens and the like. I posted a sample of how I think weapons will
> work -- and it's different from my initial posts -- and it'd be
> have some sort of entry program. I've also got some sample Java Iput
> together that I was using to test the sample.xml file, but haven'thad
> time to work on that for a few weeks either.middle
> I'll post something more coherent after I get home -- I'm in the
> of testing a program (waiting for the data to load into thedatabase so
> I can test it first...) so I need to get back to it. I'll try topost a
> revised roadmap sometime soon.
- On Sat, Apr 20, 2002 at 10:57:32PM -0000, rvanwees wrote:
> Keith,I try to keep the DTD and XML in step for a few reasons. One is that
> Thx for the update on the house.
> I had a quick look at the DTD and XML. I think I'll wait for
> the 'something more coherent' you mentioned. They didn't quite match
> yet when I pulled them through XMLSpy.
> A thought: would it work to just concentrate on the XML until it is
> right and then build a DTD or Schema? I think it will save a lot of
> work along the way... (could even be that, if you machine-generate
> XML, you don't need to validate at all)
the DTD is a more concise method of presenting the information when I'm
thinking, then use the XML to prove the DTD. Another is that I'm using
a validating parser to check my work, and that needs a DTD. Finally,
it's a reasonably concise method of documented my earlier decisions.
> On data entry screens: I've been busy writing a character editor foris cool. I just spent the weekend working on the garden bed and taking
> myself and have some ready-made stuff to help quickly build some
> entry screens.
out a wall in the house.
DM : You search the storeroom and find a barrel marked 'elf pudding'.
Random: Elven pudding! Wonderful stuff. Gimme!
Dolarn: We're in a goblin lair and it says 'elf pudding'. I wouldn't.
Random: What?! You mean... <hyuuuurfff>