XML Pipeline Terminology

Understanding the following terms will help you work with XML pipelines in Stylus Studio.

Generally, an XML pipeline operation. In an XML pipeline diagram, the glyph that represents an XML pipeline operation. Examples include XSLT, XQuery, Pipeline, and Validate.
Input port
The circle on top of some nodes used to receive a pipe from an output port. A node can have more than one input port.
Output port
The triangle on the bottom of some nodes used to connect to an input port using a pipe. A node can have more than one output port.
The conceptual name for the line that connects two nodes, from the output port on one, to the input port on the other.
Table 79. XML Pipeline Terminology

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