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   Re: [xml-dev] Well-established uses of processing instructions?

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On May 8, 2005, at 10:32 PM, Vladimir Gapeyev wrote:

> I am curious to know to what uses have people put XML processing
> instructions.  I am more interested in those that have a "community"
> around them (manifesting itself by a de jure or a de facto  
> standard, or
> multiple applications that understand the PI, or large amount of  
> document
> instances with unrelated authorship) rather than in made-up samples,
> however plausible they are.  Any pointers?

Kid [1] is an XML based template language that uses PIs to embed  
Python code. It's similar to PHP with the following exceptions:

1. Documents must be well-formed. (Output is guaranteed to be well- 
2. PIs cannot generated output. They prepare data only, which is then  
referenced from attribute based constructs or XSLTish attribute  

[1] Project: http://lesscode.org/projects/kid/
     Language: http://lesscode.org/doc/kid/0.6/language.html

Ryan Tomayko


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