Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments
From: Francis Norton <francis@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 19:16:57 +0000
Scott_Boag@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> That is my point about it being a stop-gap measure -- it will be a while
> until XSLT is a general purpose transformation language.  Maybe it will
> never be.  Good design takes time, and is interlocked with other standards.
> It's better for us to limit the ability of XSLT while we develop good
> designs for things like the document() function, grouping, etc.  Extensions
> also allow vendors and users to prototype ideas, and then have the WG learn
> from them.

does this mean you would favour XSLT extensions in XSLT
(<saxon:function> style) in order to allow "vendors and users to
prototype ideas", or resist it because it would go too far towards
making XSLT "a general purpose transformation language"?


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