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Re: Any work on an xproc implementation in XSLT?

From: David A. Lee <dlee@calldei.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 17:30:08 -0500
Message-ID: <FD017174757B448EBBF9DFD0D8FEE38B@calldei.com>
To: "Alan Painter" <alan.painter@gmail.com>, <xproc-dev@w3.org>

My personal oppinion ... <snip/>
Is that if a useful subset of xproc could be implemented purely in xslt then 
there'd be no point in xproc.
However that said, I'm implementing xproc as a converter to xmlsh 
(www.xmlsh.org) which if I applied
the same logic I wouldnt do :)
So there you go ...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Painter" <alan.painter@gmail.com>
To: <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 9:51 AM
Subject: Any work on an xproc implementation in XSLT?

> Just a general question on XProc,
> I know that Calabash is based upon the Saxon APIs.
> But I'm curious if anyone (other than yours truly) has been thinking
> about or working on an XSLT implementation of XProc.
> One couldn't do everything in XSLT, but it seems to me that a lot of
> it could be implemented in this way and you would get a lot of the
> implementation "for free".
> Try/Catch wouldn't work directly (except perhaps in the Saxonica SA
> extensions) but would require some redirection.
> Anyone else think that an XSLT implementation would be worth a shot?
> cheers
> -alan
Received on Monday, 22 December 2008 22:30:51 UTC

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