Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.0 support in browsers, as of June 2008

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.0 support in browsers, as of June 2008
From: "Greg Fausak" <lgfausak@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 17:00:52 -0500

I ran this a couple of days ago on Firefox 2,
I think it took a minute or so.

Just downloaded Firefox 3, did it again.  Pretty quick,
I counted to 10 and it was rendered!


On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 12:52 PM, Liam Quin <liam@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 04:23:49PM +0100, Michael Kay wrote:
>> [...]
>> These days a pointer to the parent is inserted
>> once every 20 children or so, so you avoid the pathological case. (In any
>> case this only tended to arise with data-oriented XML; with documents the
>> number of children per parent is rarely very large.)
> I remember that Author/Editor, SoftQuad's SGML editor, had that
> assumption too, for reformatting the document.
> And then we started to get customers who were editing dictionaries
> or encyclopaedias, with A.sgml (say) maybe 10,000 "entry" children,
> and it was taking 45 minutes to make a change.
> I agree, it's pretty rare... but for the people who enconter it,
> it tends to happen all the time, of course.
> Liam
> --
> Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead,
> *

Greg Fausak

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