James Cummings wrote:
> Peter Boot wrote:
>> (2) write some kind of comparison program for the old and new XML
>> files and have this program produce some kind of delta file describing
>> the changes; this delta file should then be the input for another
>> program that updates the pointers in the annotation file.
>> I suppose we'll do (2). I'm not happy with it, but I can't really
>> think of another solution.
> There are a number of xml diff and patch programs out there, might
> these serve as a useful starting point? A quick google shows things
> such as http://diffxml.sourceforge.net/ amongst many others. Or is this
> kind of approach *too* generalistic for the very specific situation?
We'd certainy have to investigate what others have done in this respect.
At first sight the diffxml output looks very promising. But it is only a
first step towards updating the xpath expressions.