Subject: Re: [xsl] What's your visual metaphor for XSL Transformations?|
From: "Rashmi Rubdi" <rashmi.sub@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 12:24:53 -0400
Thanks to everyone for your replies on visualizing recursion. I will take some time to read everyone's replies.
I feel that knowing the characteristics of a recursive function / XSL template makes it easier to write them.
3) The recursion is finite or needs to be finite. In the case of XML and XSLT the finiteness is defined by the depth of the XML nodes that are being traversed recursively. In the case of functions it is some condition that breaks the recursion.
At the next level of complexity, would be one function or template calling another recursively and many other variations of the above simple case.