OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   RE: User passed Arguments for Entities

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
  • To: XML developers' list <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 13:13:44 -0800

> No hacking or home-made conventions required if you're using the SP
> toolset (which handles XML as easily as any other kind of SGML).  A
> formal system identifier (FSI) for standard input looks like "<osfd>0".

Something roughly akin to this is using a named pipe, which I used to
do. I'd have a entity declaration dereferencing a named pipe which
would execute the program to return the content. Pretty good for
getting the current date or somesuch.


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS