[xsl] Re: XSLT 1.1 comments

Subject: [xsl] Re: XSLT 1.1 comments
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 03:11:30 -0800 (PST)
James Clark wrote:

> Adam Van Den Hoven wrote:
> > If I write a document that I can say is 100% XSLT
> > compliant, then I demand that when I use that document in a
processor that
> > is 100% compliant the resulting output is exactly as I have
> This is not the case in XSLT 1.0.  For example:
> - Stylesheets that use extensions (whether extension functions or
> extension elements) are 100% XSLT compliant, but there is not 
> that a processor will be able to handle them.
> - XSLT 1.0 also allows extension of output methods and sorting
> datatypes, which are not guaranteed to be supported.
> - XSLT 1.0 processors are not required to support
> disable-output-escaping.

I would add to this list yet another item:

- the result of xsl:sort may be different on different XSLT processors.

Dimitre Novatchev.

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