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Re: The Zen of pipelines?

From: David A. Lee <dlee@calldei.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 12:38:50 -0400
Message-ID: <4A36791A.1070500@calldei.com>
To: "Costello, Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>
CC: "xproc-dev@w3.org" <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Our friend Wikipedia has a decent article on pipelines


With links to "XML Pipelines" (xproc included)

David A. Lee

Costello, Roger L. wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I want to get a high-level understanding of pipelines, their value, and their niche in the world. 
> Why do people rave about Unix pipelines? What made them so excellent?
> Will people rave about XProc pipelines? Do XProc pipelines have the same qualities as Unix pipelines? What are those qualities?
> When is it better to use pipelines than imperative (procedural) code?
> What's the Zen of pipelines?
> Are there books on pipelines, which discusses pipelines from a high-level perspective? 
> /Roger
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