Claus Brabrand

BRICS, Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Time: Wednesday 13.4.2005, 14:30
Place: Room A4-106, Fr. Bajersvej 7

*/"XSugar: Reversible Stylesheets"/*

XSLT stylesheets may be used to provide an alternative and more legible syntax for XML documents. However, such transformations are not reversible since no tool exists to automatically parse the alternative syntax back into XML. We present *XSugar* (, which is a reversible stylesheet language for XML. An XSugar specification is built around a context-free grammar for the alternative syntax and gives a template-based translation into XML. The XSugar tool can then provide three services:

The well-formedness of both translations are statically checked.

Thus, XSugar is useful for providing an /XML/ syntax for an existing language or for providing an alternative syntax for an existing XML language.

This is on-going joint work with Anders Møller and Michael Schwartzbach.