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Re: Looping input and output in XProc

From: Jostein Austvik Jacobsen <josteinaj@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 09:58:37 +0200
Message-ID: <CAOCxfQe_ymhSbjg7F1LN7jY+2=VxXPi_hqXVO3+HvG6SWx6htA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nic Gibson <nicg@corbas.co.uk>
Cc: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Depending on how many XSLTs you want to apply, recursion would be an
alternative...

Jostein


On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Nic Gibson <nicg@corbas.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi Folks
>
> I have a problem that is best expressed as something like this (given an
> xml document xmldoc initialised to the initial input)
>
> 1. fetch URL for XSLT from list
> 2. Load XSLT file
> 2. process xmldoc with XSLT
> 3. set xmldoc to result
> 4. fetch next file from from list. If found go to 1. If not emit current
> xmldoc
>
> The problem is that I have an arbitrary collection of XSLT stylesheets
> that I need to apply to an XML document passing the result of the first
> transform to the second XSLT and so on. Right now, the only thing I can see
> to do is to use another bit of XSLT to generate an XProc pipeline and
> execute that. I would prefer to be able to do this without that and simply
> express this as some sort of iteration in XProc.
>
> I haven't been able to think of a way that I can express this in XProc.
> Anyone get some spare intuition?
>
>
> thanks
> nic
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