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Subject: Re: [xsl] Reflecting on: csv data to xml
From: Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 20:37:34 +0200

On 30/06/2013, Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Maybe a little off-topic, but years ago I created in XSLT 2.0 a
> general LR-1 parser (run-time ) tool, that is table-directed.
>
> I hope that this could help conclude the discussion whether or not
> XSLT is good for string processing -- if one can easily develop a
> parser for any deterministic CF language (which is the case), then we
> have a firm, positive answer.
>

If the parser (as they usually do) exercises a pass over the input
string: where is the intensive (!) text processing by which to judge
whatever?

My idea of text processing is a little advanced, perhaps. What about a
full implementation of m4 ;-) ?

Cheers
Wolfgang


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