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Re: Thoughts on cx:zip

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 07:28:54 -0400
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m28wki4weh.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Dave Pawson <dave.pawson@gmail.com> writes:

> If the manifest is an external XML document, I couldn't use
>  variables within that manifest since they wouldn't be 'expanded'?

I never said the manifest had to be an *external* document. XProc is
all about XML processing, I expect to construct the manifest in the
pipeline. Which...

> E.g. my ant list (in build.properties) reads
> zip_file_list="${html_stylesheet}  ${my_schema_rng}  ${main_fo_stylesheet}  \
> ${listimages_stylesheet} ${listimages_sh_stylesheet}  ${css_stylesheet}  \
> ${xmlcatalog}  ${build_properties}  ${build_properties_sh}  ${build_sh}  \
> ${build_xml}  ${cp_images_sh} ${test_docbook_xml} ${testprops_xsl} \
> ${antvars_sh_py}  ${example_catalog} ${catalog_manager}"

... leaves open the question: what can we do to make it easiest for you
to construct zip manifests like that one.

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