XProc is a powerful language providing a facade over many XML technologies which can make managing that 'surface area' difficult. XProc v1.0 also presents difficulties to the new user as it has a learning curve which forces developers to learn many concepts before they can be productive in the language.
This paper identifies some of the sources of despair for todays Desperate XML Hacker illustrates how XProc and depify, a modest package manager for XProc, can help make developing and maintaining XProc development easier.
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