Bug XML output questions

Max Kanat-Alexander mkanat at bugzilla.org
Thu Sep 17 00:37:09 UTC 2009

On 09/16/2009 10:37 AM, Joel Peshkin wrote:
> Wouldn't it help a lot if the interface also permitted retrieving an XSD
> output?  The XSD could be generated with an awareness of flag types,
> custom fields, etc.   Since the XSD itself is an xml format, it could
> either be treated by the client as an xsd or, more likely, parsed as an
> xml document that answers many of the questions Gerv points out.

	The XML interface (which never really had an interface specification)
is essentially deprecated in favor of the XML-RPC interface (where we
guarantee stability), so I'm not sure we want to add too many new
features to it.

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