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From "Xephyrus" <xephy...@xephyrus.com>
Subject Re: XML as script -or- XML processing engine
Date Fri, 02 May 2003 17:54:06 GMT

Jelly jelly.


At a glance that looks exactly like what I'm looking for.  Thanks.  *(`:


.  Topher


> i think that you need some jelly :)
>
> http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/jelly/index.html
>
> - robert
>
> On Thursday, May 1, 2003, at 08:06 PM, Xephyrus wrote:
>
>> Greetings,
>>
>>
>> Last week I suddenly had a project foisted on me to build a template
>> engine for munging flat-files of various formats.  Oh, and I had 3
>> days to do it in.
>>
>>
>> I knew exactly what we needed: something that worked like JSP's in
>> that we could write beans to perform our custom, proprietary (or maybe
>> not so much) data-munging tasks and bind them to tags through
>> configuration.
>>
>>
>> I thought that must be what XSLT is all about.  So I spent half a day
>> or so trying to figure out how to get XSLT to work with flat files. I
>> finally decided that you just can't get there from here and went
>> looking for some other tool to do what I needed.
>>
>>
>> I did find XML For All (XFA) and XMLScript, but those seem to be
>> one-off projects rather than community- and standards-oriented
>> project.
>>
>>
>> So: Did I miss something?  Is there something already in existence or
>> even in planning that would provide a flexible and definable XML tag
>> processing engine?  If so, details please.  If not, is there some
>> reason not to do that?  Is there any interest in doing it?
>>
>>
>> I apologize if this has already been discussed.  The archives have
>> been down so I wasn't able to troll them before posting this.
>>
>>
>> Oh, and BTW: I ended up writing my own engine to get by.  I used SAX
>> to do the parsing, implemented a stack for parent-child
>> relationships, and a history list with replayability for iteration.
>> It's not the most elegant design, but I was able to get it in place
>> with the needed tag code to meet the deadline.
>>
>>
>> .  Topher
>>
>>
>>
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