[Snort-devel] xml thoughts
cmg at ...81...
Thu Feb 8 16:54:13 EST 2001
"Hammerle, Tye F." <Tye.F.Hammerle at ...161...> writes:
> I would agree with your ideas. Being a 'savage' myself I don't particularly
> think xml is going to buy me anything. I'm catching up after weeks on the
> road so I haven't seen the 'positive' points for xml rules yet.
I'd have to guess in summary, it lets us use someone else's debugged
parser so there will atleast be helpful cryptic messages when a rule
doens't conform to the DTD.
Its also easy to write applications to twiddle the XML easily so that
GUI configurators and rule generators are simple to do.
Chris Green <cmg at ...81...>
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