Subject: Re: XSLT vs JSP
From: Paul Prescod <paul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 1999 00:22:05 -0400
Scott Ferguson wrote:
> 1) JSP decided to leverage existing languages, like Java and JavaScript.  So
> the number of extra tags is small.  XSLT decided to create yet another
> programming language.   So it adds a number of new tags and significant
> complexity to the pattern language.  Also, XSLT has lost the orthogonality
> between the pattern language ('XQL') and the transformation langue
> (xsl:template, etc.)

What does that mean? How are they not orthogonal? 

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

Software is largely a service industry operating under the persistent
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