[xsl] Javascript for extension functions

Subject: [xsl] Javascript for extension functions
From: Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 06:12:25 +0100
>>>>> "Abel" == Abel Braaksma <abel.online@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
    Abel> And indeed, then people don't have to bind
    Abel> themselves to their own host language but everyone can use
    Abel> the same language for extensions, which is a much better
    Abel> design choice than the awkward suggestions I was making
    Abel> earlier.
    >> That's sounds like a possibility.  Would it suit a PHP
    >> programmer?

surely it will, esp. because most PHP programmers write for the
    Abel> internet and this usually requires ecmascript/javascript
    Abel> skills: it is familiar already.

But is it useful?

What will the programer be able to do that (s)he cannot do with

If using the host language, I can envisage various answers, but Javascript?
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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