[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[DotGNU]Fwd: Proof of XML and Lisp Interchangeability

From: Seth Johnson
Subject: [DotGNU]Fwd: Proof of XML and Lisp Interchangeability
Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2002 23:32:49 -0400


-------- Original Message --------
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2002 20:16:19 -0700
From: Joe Barrera <address@hidden>

"This is purely for your amusement, and not an attempt at
anything serious.  If you do not have a strong stomach, do
not read on. The idea came up in a discussion with David
Braun, and I couldn't resist giving it a try.

"The enclosed XSLT transformer will take an arbitrary
well-formed XML input document and turn it into an arbitrary
(if ugly, but its a quick hack) lisp-style list that can be
processed using modern processing tools, such as any scheme
implementation after about 1974. Given this initial
transformation, all of the current processing tools provided
by W3C can be implemented by a better than average
undergraduate in roughly one (caffeine assisted) weekend. 
Proof of this assertion is left as an exercise for the

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]