RE: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments

Subject: RE: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments
From: DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2001 08:27:04 -0000
 Steve Muench wrote:

> Of course, the ability to *avoid* using XSLT extension functions
> remains exactly as in XSLT 1.1. So, for ultimately portability
> there is no change at all: simply avoid extension functions.
> This situation has surely not be made more complicated by XSLT 1.1. 
> However, the lives of developers combining XSLT with ECMAScript
> and Java extensions *has* improved because now even if they *do*
> use extension functions, their stylesheets can still be portable
> across implementations that implement extension function language.

I can't see that Steve. I write a chunk of VB or C# as script within
my stylesheet, ship it to Sebastian (no M$ kit), and apart from him
throwing up, he can't run it. 

It seems like a request to Mike Kay to have to pick up all sorts of
new language links etc. for Saxon? 

  -1 from me.

Regards DaveP

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