Re: [xsl] (newby) define an attribute based on an attribute value

Subject: Re: [xsl] (newby) define an attribute based on an attribute value
From: <dalloro@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 13:32:21 +0200
On Apr 1, 2005 11:14 AM, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You can't expect me to give an objective answer on that one...
> I would say, however, it's worth having more than one XSLT processor in your
> kitbag. There will always be times when you're convinced you've found a bug
> in your XSLT processor, and running the same transformation on a different
> processor will often disabuse you of that theory. If you write something
> that has chronically bad performance, running on a different processor will
> tell you whether the problem is in your code or in the processor that you're
> using. Also, if you don't understand the error messages from one processor,
> a different processor may express it in terms that make more sense in your
> situation. Finally, it will prevent you from using vendor extensions unless
> you have a really good reason to do so, which is generally good practice.
> For many people now the big decision is not which XSLT processor to use, but
> whether and when to start taking advantage of XSLT 2.0. See recent threads
> on that topic.
> Michael Kay

Thanks a lot, I will take a look to those threads right now.

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