Functional XML: A preliminary sketch
Track: Late Breaking News, Core Technologies, Deploying XML
Audience Level: High Level/Technical view
Time: Thursday, November 17 16:00
Keywords: XML, Programming, Functional Language, Pipelines
Existing XML processing models are pipelines, controlled by pipeline descriptions which resemble shell scripts. Functional XML allows XML documents to specify their own processing explicitly, without losing the generality of the pipeline script approach.