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  • From: James Robertson <jamesr@steptwo.com.au>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 10:04:42 +1100

At 03:46 22/11/2000, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:

> > Upon further investigation streaming-transformations may turn out to be a
> > completely different animal.  When you change some fundamental assumptions
> > (like random access in XPath selections) it is wise to revisit the entire
> > design.  I also like the idea of throwing in regular expressions while
> > you're at it.  (Hey, the Schema guys got away with it -
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-2/#regexs :-)
>FWIW. In a streaming environment about all you can count on is a stack
>of open elements for context.... but guess what? That, plus a reasonable
>event model, plus a reasonably powerful right-hand side, get's about
>85% of simply transformations taken care of.

You mean like Omnimark, for example?


James Robertson
Step Two Designs Pty Ltd
SGML, XML & HTML Consultancy
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