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Subject: Re: [xsl] How is fold-left useful to XSLT streaming?
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:14:49 -0800

I think that a logical implementation of an accumulator would itself
internally use a fold-left() function, or something very similar.

So, if we understand accumulators, this means that we understand fold-left().

On Tue, Dec 10, 2013 at 2:29 AM, Costello, Roger L. <costello@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Friday, November 22, 2013 Michael Kay wrote:
>> There are plenty of techniques still available for
>> streamed processing: accumulators, xsl:iterator,
>> fold-left, xsl:fork.
> I understand the usefulness of accumulators, xsl:iterator, and xsl:fork to streaming.
> I am unclear on the usefulness of fold-left to streaming.
> Would you (Michael or anyone) provide an example to illustrate the usefulness of fold-left to streaming please?
> /Roger

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