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Re: euler state of the art?

From: <jos.deroo@agfa.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 01:12:11 +0100
To: connolly@w3.org
Cc: www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF5741A1AC.EA096BFC-ONC1257221.00821542-C1257222.000118CE@agfa.com>

Dan Connolly wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2006, at 7:12 PM, jos.deroo@agfa.com wrote:
>> Dan Connolly wrote:
>> [...]
>>>> I tried my euler install last night, and it's lightning
>>>> fast, but it doesn't have all the built-ins I need.
>>>> In particular, I added support for fn:resolve-uri
>>>> and fn:tokenize from XQuery to cwm this week.
>>> It is pretty straightforward to write builtins in euler.yap
>>> http://eulersharp.sourceforge.net/2006/02swap/euler.yap
>>> but I should study your builtins a little more..
>> I haven't made much progress yet with some of those builtins..
> fn:resolve-uri corresponds to url_info_relative/3 in the pillow library.
> I can almost see how to add it myself, but I moved to my laptop
> and I haven't recreated the http/REST setup and I'm
> having trouble figuring out how to test euler.yap outside the http/REST 
> setup.

Right, url_info_relative/3 is the one we need and I tried it in

and the latest version is zipped at

> fn:tokenize is like re.split() in python... I see a regular expression
> module in yap, but no split predicate. I guess it can be implemented
> in terms of matching... hmm... actually, I need re.search(), not
> re.match(), and I don't see that in yap.
> http://www.ncc.up.pt/~vsc/Yap/documentation.html#SEC72

Hmm... in any case we have str:matches and str:notMatches
builtins already done.


> Do you have a way of testing offline? do you use a proxy cache
> or something? I was trying to work on a plane.

Not a cache and I used a hack in euler1 with option --local
to interpret all http: as file: (in a transparently way)
but I don't really recommend that right now..

Jos De Roo, AGFA http://www.agfa.com/w3c/jdroo/
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