Re: Streaming Transformations for XML
Josef Dietl wrote: >A long, long time ago somthing like this was already in the making. I've >occasionally tried to chase it, but the only "living trace" that I'm aware of >is an ancient submission to the W3C: Simple Tree Transformation Sheets. Have a >look at http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-STTS3 > Thanks, I will take a look at it definitely. > > >The thing originates in CSS concepts and, obviously, uses CSS syntax - but >that should be easiest to fix. > >What I would mostly hope is that the whole thing gets closer to a general tree- >to-tree transformation language than the current darling XSL-T. >("gets closer to" = acknowledgement of the limitations of stream-processing...) > >Now that I think of it: would it be possible to create a general purpose tree- >to-tree language that has "streamable" components such that a simple processor >like a validator can distinguish "streamable" transformation definitions >from "non-streamable" ones? Maybe by means of using XML Schema to define the >language ans choosing different root elements for the one or the other? > It could be interesting to look for a way to combine different transformation mechanisms in one framework. I'm sure there are frameworks already claiming this, though some of these mechanisms are likely proprietary. Petr -- Petr Cimprich Ginger Alliance www.gingerall.com
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