Towards the unification of formats for overlapping markup - Archive ouverte HAL Access content directly
Journal Articles New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia Year : 2008

Towards the unification of formats for overlapping markup

Abstract

Overlapping markup refers to the issue of how to represent data structures more expressive than trees-for example direct acyclic graphs-using markup (meta-)languages which have been designed with trees in mind-for example XML. In this paper we observe that the state of the art in overlapping markup is far from being the widespread and consistent stack of standards and technologies readily available for XML and develop a roadmap for closing the gap. In particular we present in the paper the design and implementation of what we believe to be the first needed step, namely: a syntactic conversion framework among the plethora of overlapping markup serialization formats. The algorithms needed to perform the various conversions are presented in pseudo-code, they are meant to be used as blueprints for researchers and practitioners which need to write batch translation programs from one format to the other.
Fichier principal
Vignette du fichier
nrhm-overlapping-conversions.pdf (459.36 Ko) Télécharger le fichier
Origin : Files produced by the author(s)
Loading...

Dates and versions

hal-00340578 , version 1 (21-11-2008)

Identifiers

Cite

Paolo Marinelli, Fabio Vitali, Stefano Zacchiroli. Towards the unification of formats for overlapping markup. New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 2008, 14 (1), pp.57-94. ⟨10.1080/13614560802316145⟩. ⟨hal-00340578⟩
166 View
520 Download

Altmetric

Share

Gmail Facebook X LinkedIn More