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. > This. 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.