Re: Implementing recursion (Was Re: Char node-type)

Subject: Re: Implementing recursion (Was Re: Char node-type)
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2000 09:25:15 GMT

> In my opinion there must be some requirements in the standard
> specifications about the minimum expected robustness and reliability of
> an XSLT processor. A good and necessary requirement of this type is
> that an XSLT processor should not crash in typical recursive
> processing.

If I recall, scheme (and XSL's parent, DSSSL) mandate that
implementations perform tail recursion elimination. XSLT of course
hardly mandates anything about implementaions at all.
However it would be good to know if the common implementations
do do this, you said saxon does, what of the others?


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