Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT 1.1 comments
From: Uche Ogbuji <uche.ogbuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 08:19:48 -0700
> > Now you're talking.
> >
> > Is it not worth trying out this approach for a while before
> > diving in with the
> > XSLT 1.1 stuff?
> >
> It's completely orthogonal.

Not a bit.

> This is about accelerating the creation of
> agreed specifications for new extension functions; the XSLT 1.1 proposals
> are about increasing the portability of extension function implementations.

I get the idea we're talking different languages.

And why, pray tell, could the existing extension functions not be modified to 
use the new mechanism?  I have no problem renaming my ft:evaluate to 
std:evaluate.  I can't imagine why you wouldn't.

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