Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments
From: Uche Ogbuji <uche.ogbuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 08:01:59 -0700
>  With scripts, 
>   it is implied that a full implementation of the interpreter
>   is availabele. 
> No, not at all. If you use xsl:script to bind the same extension
> namespace to a java method, some vbscript inlined in the stylesheet and
> a perl function accessed by some qname, then you are not implying that
> an XSL system implements java, perl and vbscript. You are implying that
> you hope that the XSL system might implement one of them.
> Forget xsl:script is called script it isn't about adding scripting 
> where before there is none, it is about offering an idirection that
> allows different implementations of functions bound to the same
> namespace URI so that extension functions in that namespace may be
> portable to more than one processor.

Maybe one of this days you'll explain why this cannot be done with XSLT 1.0.

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