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From jan i <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: lenses
Date Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:16:48 GMT
On 15 June 2015 at 14:59, Ian C <ian@amham.net> wrote:

> Hi Peter,
>
> I see in the word processing you use a series of structures with get and
> put function pointers (lenses ) to drill down - focus on  - particular
> parts of the document.
>
> Do you think we should replicate this for odf processing?
>
> I was thinking just of a series of functions to drill down but hadn't seen
> the funky lenses idea. I kind of like it but wonder as to whether it helps
> or obscures?
>
> We are into a parsing scenario which is essentially just a series of nested
> switch statements.
> Would be very interesting idea to auto generate but just think out loud
> there. Which is kind of what the ODFToolkit does...
>
Surely an interesting idea, but bear in mind how infrequent changes are, so
is it
really worth while to write a generator ?

rgds
jan i.


>
> --
> Cheers,
>
> Ian C
>

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