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Re: An unfulfilled requirement maybe?

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 13:35:26 -0400
To: public-xml-processing-model-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <m2k5qazo9t.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Vasil Rangelov <boen.robot@gmail.com> was heard to say:
| Run a program of your own, with some parameters, on an XML file and display
| the result in a browser.
| "
| And this seems to be something XProc doesn't really allow. You can create
| your own pipelines, OK. XProc provides means for third party extension
| steps. OK. But there's no step or anything to allow you to run a program of
| your own with some parameters.

Yes, I think you're right. I mostly like your proposal, though I think
I'd prefer to name the step p:exec and call the option that contains
the command "command" rather than "line".

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