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Subject: Re: [xsl] Reflecting on: csv data to xml
From: Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2013 21:10:42 +0200

But perhaps this discussion should stay away from pin-point
implementations of this and that and remain focussed on major
qualities, such as the ones on which Liam has remarked.

If a programming language has the graviational force of attracting a
community to contribute and remain contributing: this is "true grit"
;-)

-W


On 30/06/2013, Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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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