Re: [xsl] RELAX NG validator

Subject: Re: [xsl] RELAX NG validator
From: Eric van der Vlist <vdv@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2005 11:33:09 +0200
Le mardi 27 septembre 2005 ` 19:12 +1000, Dimitre Novatchev a icrit :

> Of course, a function, which takes a list of grammar rules and returns
> another function, which is a parser for this grammar -- such parser
> generator *is* of very high importance.
> People have done this in Haskell -- 

Although he hasn't followed this principle, James Clark has published
his implementation notes for the derivation method as Haskell snippets:

That's a must read for anyone considering writing an implementation of

I ***think*** that you could follow these notes in XSLT 1.0 assuming you
have a node-set extension and the few stuff I have seen of FXSL makes me
think that it could help in this task. 

Eric (wishing he'd have enough time to give it a try)

PS: If that may be of interest, I have published a set of
transformations that transform a RELAX NG schema into its simple form: (these are the
transformations I have used to illustrate the section about
simplification in my RELAX NG book: )

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Eric van der Vlist  
(ISO) RELAX NG   ISBN:0-596-00421-4
(W3C) XML Schema ISBN:0-596-00252-1

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