XML Grove Plan

Sean Mc Grath digitome at iol.ie
Sun Sep 14 11:00:12 BST 1997

[Eliot Kimber]
>There is a defined syntactic representation for *groves* (as opposed to
>grove plans, which is what I think Sean meant), called the "canonical grove
>representation" (CGR) document, described in
Thanks for the correction + the pointer Eliot.

>CGR documents are designed such that two groves that are identical should
>produce exactly the same CGR documents, character for character. 

> They are
>designed specifically to enable the comparison of the groves produced by
>different tools,

> CGR documents are also designed to be easy to process
>with text processing tools like Perl so that they can be used must as you
>would use the output of NSGMLS.

>I'm in the process of creating a DSSSL spec to generate CGR documents using
>Jade--I'll post something about it to comp.text.sgml when I get it working.

Thanks again Eliot. Can I ask John Tigue if he is thinking CGR as part of
his XML grove work? Can XML-DEVers do anything to help???

Sean Mc Grath

sean at digitome.com
Digitome Electronic Publishing

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