Re: EXProc ZIP content representation


Is it good advice to just write you own simple java zip. I wrote one
for a client and it also can handle some find and replace before
saving which was needed. Simple but easy..


On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 6:26 PM, Florent Georges <> wrote:
>  Hi,
>  From, I try to
> understand how to create a ZIP file including both files from the
> filesystem and XML documents generated in the pipeline itself.
>  I guess documents generated should be passed on the port "source",
> but I am not sure how to relate them to the corresponding "entry"
> elements on the port "manifest".
>  Any idea?  Did I miss something?
>  BTW, I don't undesrtand why the entries are represented as a flat
> list, instead of a tree of dirs and files.  The entry names in a ZIP
> file are a flattened view of what they represent: a tree structure.
> Wouldn't it make more sense to represent it in XML?  That's what we
> have in the EXPath ZIP functions <> for
> instance, and IMHO it is way easier to use with XML technologies
> (naturally tree-oriented).
>  Regards,
> --
> Florent Georges

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