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From "Arnold deVos" <...@langdale.com.au>
Subject Re: Styler task extended to regular fragmentations, custom types.
Date Wed, 05 Sep 2001 08:30:40 GMT
Hi Coner,

>
> I haven't had time to look at your task.

I noticed a bit of activity surround the 1.4 release :-)

> I'm not sure we can accept LGPL
> code into the Ant repository.

If its of interest I will simply re-release it under an Apache license.

Regards,
Arnold



>
> Peter, any insight?
>
> Conor
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Arnold deVos [mailto:adv@langdale.com.au]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 5 September 2001 5:47 PM
> > To: ant-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: ANN: Styler task extended to regular fragmentations, custom
> > types.
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > this is to followup an earlier announcement of an XML/XSLT processing
task
> > for Ant.  I've extended the styler task to allow custom parsers,
> > transformers and serializers.  Based on that, I've added a transformer
for
> > "regular fragmentations" (see http://simonstl.com/projects/fragment/ ).
> >
> > I expect the ability to split up element content to be rather useful in
> > pipelines with XSLT transformations.   Combined with the HTML parser it
> > should make the styler task ideal for "screen scraping".
> >
> > One of our applications is to convert template.HTML->(styler
> > pipeline)->skin.XSLT and then data.XML+skin.XSLT->(styler
> > pipeline)->view.HTML
> >
> > The styler task makes useful combinations of XSLT transformations easy
to
> > specify in an Ant build file. Like the built-in task style,
> > styler can apply
> > a single transformation to a set of XML files. But it can also:
> >
> > * handle multiple transformations, in parallel or pipelined.
> > * enable transformations that split or merge files
> > * process non-XML files, especially HTML (based on JTidy)
> > * apply non-XSLT transformation, especially "regular fragmentations"
> > * use any custom XMLReader or XMLFilter class to handle new file
> > formats and
> > transformation techniques.
> >
> > Download under LGPL at http://www.langdale.com.au/styler/
> >
> > --
> > Arnold deVos
> > Langdale Consultants
> > adv@langdale.com.au
> >
> >
>


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