[NTG-context] XML: mapping definiton on the fly?

Johannes Graumann johannes_graumann at web.de
Fri Feb 15 21:05:02 CET 2008


Hans,

Can you drop any hints as to whether this is even possible and whether
there's something exemplary around I may meditate about?

Thanks, Joh

Johannes Graumann wrote:

> Dear XML-processing inclined,
> 
> I was wondering whether with MarkV it is possible to parse an XML file
> that contains style definitions as well as there usage and create context
> mappings for them on the fly. In the example fragment below this would
> mean:
> - scan the file until hitting the "<office:automatic-styles>" tag
> - analyze the style definition, find it to be
>         of family text
>         of name T1
>         requiring bold fonts
> - construct a context/XML mapping along the lines of
>     \startxmlsetups T1
>       \bf{\xmlflush{#1}}
>     \stopxmlsetups
> - keep on scanning, when hitting the style invocation: use the dynamically
> generated mapping.
> 
> Please excuse the hobbyists nomenclature. Thank you for your time and
> insight,
> 
> Joh
> 
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> ...
> <office:automatic-styles>
>   <style:style
>     style:name="T1"
>     style:family="text"
>   >
>     <style:text-properties
>       fo:font-weight="bold"
>       style:font-weight-asian="bold"
>       style:font-weight-complex="bold"
>     />
>   </style:style>
> </office:automatic-styles>
> <office:body>
>   <office:text>
>   ...
>     <text:p
>       text:style-name="Standard"
>     >
>       Dies <text:span text:style-name="T1">ist</text:span> ein
>       Text.
>     </text:p>
>   </office:text>
> </office:body>
> ...
> 
>
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