Re: [xsl] imperative/OO language with XML syntax?

Subject: Re: [xsl] imperative/OO language with XML syntax?
From: Brian Chrisman <incubus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 09:44:40 -0800
On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 08:42:03AM -0500, Tim Lewis wrote:
> You might want to take a look at:
> They have a full implementation of an xml-based OO language with various 
> extensions for database access, unit testing, and other goodies.

Sweet... that's precisely what I was looking for but couldn't seem to find... 


> Cheers,
> Tim Lewis
> Brian Chrisman wrote:
> >Anybody seen an imperative/Object Oriented language which
> >uses and XML syntax?
> >
> >I've been writing code generators in XSLt for some time.
> >My current generators create code in specific languages
> >such as perl, php, sql, etc.
> >
> >I'd like to put my generated code into an XML format and
> >*then* transform it into the language of choice.  This will
> >allow me to define a transform for each language which
> >recreates the common logical constructs in each language
> >according to its capabilities.
> >(ie, generating 'try' blocks in php5, and eval{} blocks
> >in perl... and a nested set of if/thens or something else
> >simulating try blocks in php4 etc..)
> >
> >I don't think it'd be that difficult to do it myself, but
> >if there's a standard out there, I'd like to write to that
> >instead.  I looked around quite a bit and couldn't find one.
> >Any references or suggestions would be appreciated.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Brian Chrisman

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