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Re: Polyglot markup and authors

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 09:21:47 +0100
Message-ID: <5123361B.8040901@gmx.de>
To: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "Michael Smith (tm)" <mike@w3.org>, public-html WG <public-html@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 2013-02-19 00:12, Noah Mendelsohn wrote:
>
> On 2/18/2013 4:18 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Unless your XSLT engine indeed renders incrementally (which IMHO is the
>> case for IE's). And yes, it limits the complexity of the XPath
>> expressions
>> you use in the XSLT.
>
> Just curious: does using an XPath that "looks ahead" really not work, or
> does it just prevent streaming behavior? I would have thought that if
> someone was building a streaming transform system they would produce
> output when possible given the input received so far, and in other cases
> wait until sufficient input is buffered. Is IE doing something else?
> ...

No, as far as I recall, this is exactly what IE is doing.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 08:22:20 UTC

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