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RE: [xsl] XSLT in UML

From: "Michael Kay" <mike@------------>
To:
Date: 11/28/2005 11:43:00 PM
You might look at the graphical representations of template rules used by
tools such as Stylus Studio.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manuel Baehnisch [mailto:s716631@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 28 November 2005 22:53
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] XSLT in UML
> 
> Are there any current efforts or already drafts on the issue of
> describing XSLT-templates in a UML-like language? For my thesis I
> would like to explain some of the more complex templates using
> diagrams. But as it seems there is nothing like UML for the
> declarative paradigm, is it?
> 
> My inital thought was to use something like a flow-chart as it is used
> in procedural languages. Knowing that the diagrams would suggest a
> linear execution even though its unknown in which order the
> processor calls the templates it seemed like the best approach to me.
> 
> Any better ideas? Otherwise I would have to "invent" something myself.
> Manuel Baehnisch

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