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

Subject: Re: Implementing recursion (Was Re: Char node-type)
From: uche.ogbuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 24 Nov 2000 15:56:51 -0700
> > 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?

4XSLT does.

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