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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicola...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Poll] Scope confusion?
Date Sun, 07 Jul 2002 17:45:16 GMT

dion@multitask.com.au wrote:
> 
>  From what I know of Jelly 
> (http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/jelly/ ), it does some of 
> this in a tag based way, and is ant scriptable as well.

It can manipulate XML using tags, and is based on SAX.
Similar, but not quite it, since we want a simple API to convert 
anything, not only xml.

I've talked to Jason about this some weeks ago, and as a result he is 
getting ready to write a JellyGenerator for Cocoon.


> Nicola Ken Barozzi <nicolaken@apache.org> wrote on 07/07/2002 11:57:43 PM:
> 
>  > J.Pietschmann wrote:
>  >
>  > > <Dream-mode> XML parsers and XSLT processors are fairly common. What
>  > > is lacking is lightweight XML pipeline processing and xinclude.
>  > > We should have (Apache) projects for this, and a lightweight JAXP
>  > > style API. Ant could have XML pipeline processing task build in.
>  > > (Well XML pipeline means: get some XML, pass it through several
>  > > processing stages, and serialize the result. No matchers, no actions,
>  > > no views, no error handling)
>  > > </Dream-mode>
>  >
>  > This itch is not only yours, in fact it's a common problem that wants to
>  > be programmatically resolved with a project called Morphos, the starting
>  > idea of which is in commons-scratchpad.
>  >
>  > If you want to take part, it would be awesome :-)
>  >
>  > Look at the latest [Morphos] thread in jakarta-commons-dev for status.
>  >
>  > Anyway, briefly put, the aim is to make an API for a transformation
>  > pipeline, and provide hooks for the innumerable Apache Java projects
>  > that have code to use for this (Cocoon Components, Jakarta BeanUtils,
>  > Jakarta POI, Batik transcoder API, etc).
>  >
>  > Then make an Ant task that makes this thing easily scriptable.

-- 
Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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