Jim DeLaHunt wrote:
> Hi, folks:
> I have an application in mind which will record directory listings of a file
> system in text form. That is, it should say something like:
> File name is: abc.txt
> Last modification date is: 2009-12-31T01:23
> Read-only attribute is: True
> Hidden attribute is: False
> Of course, the obvious choice of a language for structuring this data is
> some XML-based language. Can anyone point me to a language which already
> exists for describing hierarchical structures of file attributes and
> directory attributes, as in a file system?
I'm sure there is one, but I don't know where. Perhaps in the Cocoon
software. I did think of trying to write one for a similar application
once (maybe a decade ago) but never got around to it.