Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments
From: Uche Ogbuji <uche.ogbuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 22:38:13 -0700
>  > NO! They can't that is what I was trying to say.
> > Yes they can.  Language-independent interfaces have a long pedigree:
> > see COM, CORBA, and many application CLIs. 
> I'm not saying there couldn't be one. I'm saying there isn't one in
> XSLT 1.0 as it stands today.
> But there are two separate threads happening. 
> Some people (including yourself) are arguing that the mechanism
> suggested for having a common binding syntax with xsl:script is bad
> and should be changed. That is a reasonable argument but not something
> that really I feel I should join in on. Argue your case with Mike K or
> James C etc (it's better to argue with them anyway as they are on the WG
> and so might actually change something:-)

They read this list, as I've seen, so I think it's as effective as my squeaky 
little voice can be to make my case here.

> Actually I don't mind _how_ extension functions get bound so long as I
> don't have to litter my stylesheet with massive switches or fallback
> nestings for each processor. If you come up with a good solution and get
> the WG to agree with it, I'm happy.

I'm glad to hear this.

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