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From "Kris Nuttycombe" <>
Subject Re: XML call-param-rule attribute "from-stack" crippled in Digester?
Date Tue, 28 Dec 2004 22:05:57 GMT
You mean like this method?,%20int,%20int)


Blake Meike wrote:

>  It looks to me as if, the "from-stack" attribute for the
>"call-param-rule" element, used in the XML specification of Digester
>rules is unnecessarily crippled.
>  It appears that the argument to "from-stack" is expected to be "true"
>or "false", and is converted to a boolean.  That means that it is
>impossible to specify anything other than the top of the stack ("this"
>to the object that is the target of the soon-to-come "call-method-rule")
>as a parameter.
>  If the argument were, instead, integer, and converted to an int, it
>would, much more usefully, allow the specification of an arbitrary
>object from the stack, as does its programmatic analogue.
>  Is the oversite mine, or in the code? :)
>Blake Meike
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Kris Nuttycombe
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Geospatial Data Services Group
CIRES, National Geophysical Data Center/NOAA
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