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From Steven Noels <stev...@outerthought.org>
Subject Re: The Mythical Javadoc generator (Re: Conflict resolution)
Date Fri, 13 Dec 2002 17:37:24 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:

> There are some schemes which can't be done in XSLT:
> 
> - mail:<Message-Id> being transformed into a URL for marc.theaimsgroup or
>   wherever.
> - linkmap:<link XPath>, which requires opening linkmap.xml.  I currently
>   have a half-written transformer written for this.  But even querying
>   linkmap.xml could be done with XSLT, using the EXSLT dynamic XPath
>   extensions that most processors implement.

Yup. Other examples:

google:
trove:
xlink: (for non simple links - popping up a window with targets)
...

> How would a single configurable transformer be able to do all this?
> Wouldn't having a transformer per scheme be easiest?

This was the sentence I forgot before pressing ctrl-enter :)

> Then users can add
> their own by editing the sitemap.

We will need to provide the common (internal to Forrest) ones.

</Steven>
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