Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments
From: Uche Ogbuji <uche.ogbuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 22:57:27 -0700
> > Hmm.  Let's see, on the side that insists on language-bound
> > xsl:script are
> > Michael Kay, Steve Muench and Scott Boag.  All Java XSLT
> > implementors, I should add.
> And all getting frequent emails from users saying "why can't I write a Java
> extension that is portable between Xalan and Saxon and Oracle."

I understand this to be the case, but why do you need a heavyweight W3C 
solution to this?  Especially given that the result would disadvantage other 
stylesheet implementors?  Especially given that the result increases the 
coupling between extensions and XSLT?

> > All, it seems, reluctant to
> > pursue standardizing extensions using the existing XSLT 1.0
> > facilities.
> Not in my case as an individual. Nor do I think the group as a whole has any
> reluctance to do this. It just didn't put it top of the list.

I'm glad to be corrected.

Time to start doing something about this.

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