Re: [xsl] Re: XSLT Transformation .NET

Subject: Re: [xsl] Re: XSLT Transformation .NET
From: bryan rasmussen <rasmussen.bryan@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2005 09:59:07 +0100
maybe because it's easier to write a generic xslt for  persisted
datasets if they are all named the same. otherwise one would have to
find a structural pattern to the tree independent of naming to order
anything that came out in this way.

On 12/4/05, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Didn't anyone ever mention in the
> > microsoft camp there that xml elements named as field names is a bad
> > idea?  That it is a much more useful source if the xml elements are
> > all named the same?
> Oddly, over on xml-dev people are busy complaining about formats that do
> <div class="monty">
>   <span class="python"/>
> </div
> rather than
> <monty><python/></monty>
> Why do you think it's bad to use field names as element names?
> Michael Kay

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