Subject: RE: [xsl] XSLT & SQL|
From: Jim Melton <jim.melton@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 21:03:14 -0600
Hope this helps, Jim
> > Someone told me that he can do *any* XSLT transformation in SQL. > > Otherwise known as Church's thesis (or following Church, Turing > completeness). Any computer language that has arithmetic and enough > memory at its disposal can emulate any other. It's just not always very > convenient to program everything in a turing machhine.
But there's the rub; SQL 92 and 96 own their own are not Turing complete... One of the design objectives for SQL 3 was that it be Turing complete, but I don't know if this was ever met?
XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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