words (RE: extensibility in XSchema?)

Peter Murray-Rust peter at ursus.demon.co.uk
Tue Jun 23 00:20:35 BST 1998

At 17:11 22/06/98 -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>In XML documents, though, you can't reasonably run a program on
>each element, unless the programs are very lightweight.  That
>seems to me to be what DS+L (I can't remember the number of S's)
>is all about: associate a Scheme program with every element
>according to a hierarchical rule, and then run that program
>to interpret the element.

This would be exactly what I want to do. I have asked if we can have Java
classes in XSL instead of rendering on paper. So far this doesn't seem
possible. I shall keep asking :-)

Peter Murray-Rust, Director Virtual School of Molecular Sciences, domestic
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