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Re: Immediate Market Needs for XProc

From: James Fuller <james.fuller.2007@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 06:06:39 +0200
Message-ID: <a0ad8ffe0905092106g2aebb945hcad7a3559d2e63b5@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kurt Cagle <kurt.cagle@gmail.com>
Cc: "Costello, Roger L." <costello@mitre.org>, "xproc-dev@w3.org" <xproc-dev@w3.org>
these are all good candidates for www.exproc.org.

ta, J

On Sun, May 10, 2009 at 4:18 AM, Kurt Cagle <kurt.cagle@gmail.com> wrote:
> This might also be a little controversial, but what about human workflow
> steps? Something like a <p:wait/> or <p:user-input/> step that will hold the
> processor in a holding pattern until some kind of response is received. I
> could see this especially in a setup that generates an XForms for input.
>
> Kurt Cagle
> Managing Editor
> http://xmlToday.org
>
>
> On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 4:12 PM, Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Leif,
>>
>> > I've been working on an XProc GUI using WireIt [1].
>>
>> Great! I'm eager to see it when you have it ready.
>>
>> > Is the configuration management tool similiar
>> > to a version control system
>> > (i.e. git, svn, etc)?
>>
>> Yes, that's what I was thinking.
>>
>> > I was thinking it would be nice to have a central directory of XProc
>> > libraries that encapsulate web service APIs.  Yahoo recently put a
>> > user-contributable directory of web service wrappers up on github for
>> > use
>> > from YQL [2].  They specify the URL and input parameters (required or
>> > optional), but don't seem to say much about the output of the web
>> > services
>> > (arguably much more complicated).
>>
>> > Maybe say, I'd want a bus arrival step (that encapsulates my transit
>> > service
>> > api), and later on some info from that could go into a mapping step...
>>
>> Great idea!
>>
>> /Roger
>>
>> > [1] http://javascript.neyric.com/wireit/
>> > [2]
>>
>> http://www.javarants.com/2009/02/05/yql-opens-up-3rd-party-web-service-table-definitions-to-developers/
>>
>> > -Leif Warner
>
>
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