Re: [xsl] Grouping by attribute

Subject: Re: [xsl] Grouping by attribute
From: Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 10:02:33 -0400

At 07:17 AM 10/20/2009, you wrote:
Yes XSLT seems very nice, however it's not very human-readable.

It gets easier with practice. Over time, the brain does an amazing job learning to optimize the parsing of tags.

At least two more compact syntaxes have been proposed for XSLT, but none have ever caught on.

Sam Wilmott's RXSLT is here:
Paul Tchistopolskii's XSLScript was once at (now giving a 404).

As a side-question; Is it possible to rewrite any two XSLT documents
running in sequence into a single XSLT document?

In XSLT 2.0, yes (as Mike said).

Or, processor extensions (I use Saxon) or a pipeline processor such as an XProc engine can do this for you, to the same effect and probably more easily.


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