The XML Processing Model Working Group has published the second Working Draft of the pipeline language document.

A few weeks ago, I asked the Working Group if they thought we could get another XProc Working Draft published sometime in December. They replied, why not next week? Is they great, or what?

I think it actually took two weeks, but today, we published the second Working Draft of XProc: An XML Pipeline Language.

There's still lots of work to be done, though I hear occasional, optimistic whispers that include “last call” and “January” in the same breath.

I think the big changes are:

Happy reviewing! (For more explanation and a little background, see my essay about our First Public Working Draft.)



I've been tracking the xproc thing ... and today saw this post which is kind of relevant. Yahoo pipes!

looks very interesting.

cheers, Evan

Posted by Evan Williams on 08 Feb 2007 @ 06:17am UTC #

Here I was almost finished implementing SXPipe in Python and when I go to your site to look up your email address to ask for a few clarifications I find you're approaching last call on an updated spec.

Congratulations! I'm now reading up to see if this will be as straightforward to implement as SXPipe was.

Posted by Dethe Elza on 13 Feb 2007 @ 05:57pm UTC #
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