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From "Clark C. Evans" <clark.ev...@manhattanproject.com>
Subject Re: XSP, taglibs and separation [was Re: Different Processors]
Date Fri, 17 Dec 1999 05:29:05 GMT


On 17 Dec 1999, Stephen R. Savitzky wrote:
> Donald Ball <balld@webslingerZ.com> writes:
> > On 16 Dec 1999, Stephen R. Savitzky wrote:
> >
> > > The nice thing about the PIA's tags is that you can use them to represent
> > > programming logic using the same XML meta-syntax as your data.  XSLT already
> > > does this: a stylesheet expresses algorithms, it just isn't a complete
> > > language.  The PIA's tags simply provide an alternative to the XSLT tags
> > > that is:
> > > 
> > >   1. a complete language, with arithmetic and string processing as well as
> > >      tree processing and formatting.
> 
>  [...]
> 
> > OH! I understand what PIA is now. Sounds pretty cool. Me, personally, I
> > think I like the XSLT/XSP approach better, but I can't see any reason why
> > cocoon wouldn't be a great vehicle for PIA. If you just wrote a PIA
> > processor for cocoon, you'd be good to go. Or am I missing something?
> 
> I don't think so.  It will take us some time to get up to speed on the
> cocoon internals, but it ought to work.  I'm looking forward to comparing
> the two languages. 

Is there a pointer for PIA?

Clark


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