Re: XPattern Specification
Alan Gutierrez wrote: > Refuse? I don't mean to come across as obstinate. I've been up > all night. Perhaps my tone is not what I would want it to be. > > Don't take me wrong, this hasn't been intended as reproach :) > As far as handling content, I'm not thinking in terms of > fetching a nodes out of a tree, but in terms of capturing, and > responding to event with event handlers. > > That's why I think there are two phases, defining the pattern > matching langauge, and then, as a second step, trying to come up > with a generic expression of capturing and replacing, or > inserting. The former is useful as on its own, for XML event > handling frameworks. > > Perhaps, XPattern could be limited to the first step, as of now. We want a common syntax for patterns to match against streams of events representing XML documents. Once you have a match, you can replace, insert, run templates, callbacks, whatever. -- Petr Cimprich Ginger Alliance www.gingerall.com
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