Re: [xsl] <quote>XSL is NOT easy</quote>

Subject: Re: [xsl] <quote>XSL is NOT easy</quote>
From: Nic James Ferrier <nferrier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2007 10:37:42 +0100
Andreas Peter <info@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Quoting Nic James Ferrier <nferrier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
>> Yes. Not just programming languages but CSS, HTML and Word documents
>> too.
> Unfortunately I am one of those "self-taught amateur programmers". But  
> the point is that those poeple have to start somewhere, too.
> And I agree XSL programming looked very easy at the first sight but if  
> you want to get deeper into this programming language it is of course  
> very difficult, particularly if you do not have any programming  
> experience. But Thank God this list exists :-)

Hey! I'm a self taught amateur too! (Actually, I'm not sure who

I think XSLT is quite good for non-programmers, it's programmers with
some experience of other things that find it really difficult I've

If I had 10pence for the number of times I've seen a programmer try to
do something imperative in XSLT and get really, really, cross with it.

Nic Ferrier   

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