Re: [xsl] XSLT 1 and 2 differences (d-o-e and namespaces)

Subject: Re: [xsl] XSLT 1 and 2 differences (d-o-e and namespaces)
From: "M. David Peterson" <m.david.x2x2x@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 12:22:16 -0700
See David Carlisles post from about an hour or so ago in which he
showcases that in XSLT 2.0 more elegant solutions exist to render
escaped or non-escaped characters or mixtures thereof.  Its about a 5
minute learning curve and you'll have it retained, never to think
about d-o-e again :)

On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 00:46:36 +0530, Midsummer Sun
<midsummer.sun@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This is an response from Michael Kay which explains my doubt..
> <quote>
> Disable-output-escaping is generally derided because it's so
> frequently misused by beginners who haven't understood that XSLT is
> dealing with  trees. But there are use cases for it, and a prime one
> is extracting HTML documents or fragments that have been wrapped in an
> XML wrapper. It's very problematic architecturally because it distorts
> the interface between the transformer and the serializer, and that's
> why not every processor supports it. However, there are cases where
> it's the best solution available.
> </quote>
> The explanation is convincing , but .. Michael has mentioned in above
> statement.. "however, there are cases where it's the best solution
> available" which sounds that d-o-e is an useful feature sometimes. So
> why it is considered not a mandatory feature in 2.0..?
> Thank you.
> On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 13:00:28 -0600, Pieter Reint Siegers Kort
> <pieter.siegers@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Why it will be deprectaed in XSLT 2.0? (d-o-e)
> >
> > See previous thread, [xsl] Variables and HTML - got some marvelous answers
> > there :-)


:: M. David Peterson ::
XML & XML Transformations, C#, .NET, and Functional Languages Specialist

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