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RE: Any work on an xproc implementation in XSLT?

From: Philip Fennell <Philip.Fennell@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2008 07:46:21 -0000
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To: "XProc Dev" <xproc-dev@w3.org>

> Any work on an xproc implementation in XSLT?

For a couple of years now I'd had it in the back of my mind to do just
such a thing, or at least those parts that were relevant to what I was
doing. I have previously implemented a pipeline processor in XSLT for a
rather specific purpose but I'm always keen to go the way of the
standards.


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Philip Fennell
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-----Original Message-----
From: xproc-dev-request@w3.org [mailto:xproc-dev-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Norman Walsh
Sent: 23 December 2008 03:12
To: XProc Dev
Subject: Re: Any work on an xproc implementation in XSLT?

"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!

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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