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   Re: Procedural vs Declarative XML transformation approaches

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  • From: Sean McGrath <sean@digitome.com>
  • To: Matt Sergeant <matt@sergeant.org>
  • Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 10:17:22 +0000

At 08:12 PM 11/4/00 +0000, Matt Sergeant wrote:

>By procedural I
>mean something that says:
>foreach foo element
>         output "foo: "
>         foreach bar element child of foo
>                 output " = "
>                 foreach text child of bar
>                         output the text
>Mapping that model to mixed content is, umm, difficult, to say the least.

Using the Pyxie Python library the code would look like this:

for f in T.Elements("foo"):
         print "\nfoo = "
         for b in T.Children("bar"):
                 print T.JoinData()

What is difficult about that? (Or have I misunderstood you?)



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