Re: [xsl] Rescuing XSLT from Niche Status

Subject: Re: [xsl] Rescuing XSLT from Niche Status
From: "Jacobs,David B." <djacobs@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2001 16:26:20 -1000
> I think what's coming out here is not that it's a matter of the
> document vs. data orientation of the source, but rather the match
> between the source and the result.

I would agree, since most of the web applications I've seen have not had a
strong relation between source and result that has definitely contributed to
my bias.

> And of course it's not a matter of 'this stylesheet uses pull' and
> 'this stylesheet uses push'.  Different bits of the same stylesheet
> can use a different method depending on the match between that
> particular bit of the source and the result that you need from it.

No argument here.  I believe both are very useful.  I was just trying to
argue for introducing programmers for web based applications initially
through pull techniques and then ease them into push ones.

Thanks for your comments.


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