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Re: XProc pipeline for the processing of XProc pipelines

From: Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 14:39:44 -0400
To: "'xproc-dev@w3.org'" <xproc-dev@w3.org>
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> metaprogramming?

Yes, precisely. A pipeline for processing pipelines, i.e. a metapipeline.  /Roger


On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 10:10 PM, Costello, Roger L. <costello@mitre.org> wrote:
> >
> > Interesting idea Roger!
> >
> > It occurs to me that if one was to create an XProc pipeline for XProc pipelines, it  would provide an "authoritative reference guide" to all XProc processor implementers!
> >
> > /Roger
> >
> >
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > Imagine creating an XProc processor (such as Calabash or Calumet).
> >
> > That processor must read in an XML document (the .xpl file) and process it. This >processing involves taking the XML document (the .xpl file) through a number of steps, and the output is one or more XML documents.
> >
> > It seems to me that it should be possible to write an XProc pipeline for XProc pipelines.
> >
> > Has anyone done this?
> >
> > /Roger
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