From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > This is something that we have often talked about for R2. And it is a perfect > example of "doing it right requires a new release". I think you do not understand me! I too am an adept of "Make Things Right", and that is exactly why I asked that! An "MTR" XML kit should be ready *before* others even start doing things The Right Way. Do you see what I mean? > In addition, we have > talked about some ability to convert back and forth between BMessage and XML. > Even, possibly, making XML the format for BMessages that are written out to > disk. Opinions ARE shared... :-) > Whether any of the above makes sense or not, it does, IMHO, illustrate why > major changes should be thought about as a cohesive unit and done in one > release. :-) Totally agreed! But before I, you, Axel, etc. start writing a new component, we should HAVE XML Kit ready! Do you agree with me here? Adi.