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It was thus said that the Great steve donovan once stated:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2022 at 5:02 PM Scott Morgan <> wrote:
> > > libraries should be used for parsing XML, and not a general propose
> > > utility library like Penlight, hence the decision.
> > This is a shame, as most the XML libs out there seem to be abandoned.
> I have personally veered all over the map on this question - XML is
> both big and (increasingly) legacy. There are informal uses of XML -
> let us call it 'Pointy-Bracket Data Format' and the
> full-on-plus-schema toolchain. Obviously PL should never be used for
> 'Big XML', I suppose I was always a skeptic who appreciated the simple
> use of the format.
> The question about hese libraries is this: perhaps they are finished?

  Finished as in "feature complete" but not in "runs on anything than Lua
5.1" as I found out with LuaXML.  I had to give serious thought getting it
to run on Lua 5.2 or higher (and didn't bother with sending the patches in
as I can't seem to find the official site anymore).