Re: [xsl] Specification of a transform.

Subject: Re: [xsl] Specification of a transform.
From: davep <davep@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 06:57:49 +0100
On 10/09/13 22:05, Tommie Usdin wrote:
In 2007 Wendell Piez and I wrote a conference paper on this topic.
"Separating Mapping from Coding in Transformation Tasks".

The slides are available at:
and there is a sample mapping specification at:

 We at Mulberry still use this method. We find that, in general,
using this method, the mapping takes about twice as long as the

Which raises the issue, if a non XSLT programmer is specifying,
how might he/she do it, without those XSLT skills?

Total development time is less than if the mapping step is
"skipped" (because the mapping is never skipped, if the programmer
starts writing code immediately the mapping is hidden, but must still
be done).

Interesting. Thanks.


Dave Pawson

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