Re: [xsl] xsl compact syntax using xquery

Subject: Re: [xsl] xsl compact syntax using xquery
From: David Rudel <fwqhgads@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 10:35:06 +0200
On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 5:01 PM, Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,

> Yet at the same time, I think it's more or less evident that for at
> least some newcomers to the language, a short/sweet syntax would allay
> fears and suspicions. But maybe this should explicitly be designed as
> a "training wheels" syntax rather than aimed at power users. In that
> case, it wouldn't have to support the whole language.


At the same time, though, I suspect that for many such users this
training-wheels package would actually easily accomplish for them what
they are trying to do.


"A false conclusion, once arrived at and widely accepted is not
dislodged easily, and the less it is understood, the more tenaciously
it is held." - Cantor's Law of Preservation of Ignorance.

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