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Re: Programming language + XML + XSL = compiler ?
Date: 7/3/2006 9:57:00 AM
Andy Dingley <dingbat@c...> wrote: > Joe Kesselman wrote: > >>Hm. I don't usually think of Ant as a programming language, > > > In its limited little way, it's a declarative programming language (as > was Prolog). You can use it as a convenient dependency resolver. > > >>I don't think I've heard of anyone styling it, > > > I have an XSLT stylesheet that auto-documents Ant external targets. > Handy when I'm shipping deployment scripts to users. > > I also auto-generate Ant from a vile combination of our bug tracker, > change control, and Torque repository. This generates database patch > scripts for upgrading customer databases from arbitrary start points to > new product versions. > hi, I have designed and implemented a general-purpose XML system that I called "Active Tags" which allows to make programs with XML tags ; it allows to mix declarative tags with imperative instructions, uses XPath to access object's properties, and much more... it is not "yet another markup language" but a framework that allows several markup languages to run together the implementation (Java) : http://reflex.gforge.inria.fr the specs : http://disc.inria.fr/perso/philippe.poulard/xml/active-tags/active-tags/active-tags.html http://disc.inria.fr/perso/philippe.poulard/xml/active-tags/ -- Cordialement, /// (. .) --------ooO--(_)--Ooo-------- | Philippe Poulard | ----------------------------- http://reflex.gforge.inria.fr/ Have the RefleX !