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Re: Any work on an xproc implementation in XSLT?

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 22:12:09 -0500
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m2k59r7fg6.fsf@nwalsh.com>
"Alan Painter" <alan.painter@gmail.com> writes:
> But I'm curious if anyone (other than yours truly) has been thinking
> about or working on an XSLT implementation of XProc.

Not that I know of, though Jim Fuller is doing one in XQuery which is
a related exercise.

> 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?

The more the merrier!

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