Re: [xsl] return of the XSL FAQ

Subject: Re: [xsl] return of the XSL FAQ
From: "Debbie Lapeyre dalapeyre@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 17:44:20 -0000
Keep the two separate. Document that some may still find the
Dave one very useful.


> On May 18, 2020, at 1:08 PM, Liam R. E. Quin liam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, 2020-05-18 at 16:01 +0000, Wendell Piez wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I concur entirely with Dimitre on this.
> Thank you both, that's very helpful.
>> I think we need both the old
>> FAQ, and a new FAQ covering the best current practice in XSLT 2020+,
>> including XSLT 3.0 solutions.
> Well, you know what Tommie said about Best Practice :-) :-) but yes,
> there should certainly be a live current-version FAQ, and for me the
> question is whether to combine them, or whether to treat Dave's as
> essentially frozen except for any fixes needed.
> I'll wait a few more days to give others a chance to comment
> (especially Dave himself!). But i'm leaning towards keeping the
> existing 1.0/2.0 FAQ unchanged (except e.g. if there are broken links
> etc) and starting a new one that incorporates XSLT 3 and current work
> and implementations. The new one, as per Dmitre and Wendell, could use
> parts of the old one, given any necessary permission, to build on the
> work done before that was so useful.
> Peter, thanks for updating the XML FAQ.
> Liam
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