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Re: [xslt2] pretty-printed output: preserving whitespace inside certain elements

From: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 16:37:31 +0100
Message-ID: <3E6CB13B.5070306@pinkjuice.com>
To: "Kay, Michael" <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
CC: public-qt-comments@w3.org


I hope you didn't misunderstand the intention or tone of my post. I just 
  tried to state my POV, but definitely did not intend to sound harsh or 
offend anyone.

Thanks for your understanding,


> I did not ask you to "revise the requirements".
> The feature I request is not a major requirement which would fit into a 
> requirements doc. It's a minor but useful feature which could be added 
> to the draft for XSLT 2. I commented on the XSLT 2 draft, as solicited 
> by you on
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20/ :
> "Comments on this specification may be sent to public-qt-comments@w3.org;"
> You said
> "Although there was no formal deadline for submitting comments"
> which indeed is correct.
> http://www.w3.org/TR/xslt20req
> lists
> "* Improve ease of use"
> Fiddling with xml:preserve etc is very tedious, so the feature I request 
> would make working with XSLT much easier in this regard (getting nicely 
> laid out code while preserving whitespace etc where necessary).
> If you don't want feedback on missing features, you might want to say so 
> in the draft.
> <no-offense>
> XSLT 2 won't become a language of the people if you refuse to listen to 
> comments from the community, by +/- telling people who take the time to 
> read and work with the draft that their needs are irrelevant.
> </no-offense>
> Tobi

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