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Re: XSLT Component

From: Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 16:17:30 -0800
Message-ID: <28d56ece0701311617k6b79e6aeq718cb6a37cff9155@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
On 1/31/07, Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@sun.com> wrote:
> / Alex Milowski <alex@milowski.org> was heard to say:
> | This component allows both XSLT 1.0 and 2.0 transformations but
> | implementations
> I think that's a mistake. It will require, at the very least, some extra
> bit of annotation in order for the pipeline author to assert that she
> wants exactly one version or the other. We don't have (or have need for)
> an annotation framework to specify that.

The are specifying what they want in the XSLT transformation with the
version attribute.

A smart implementation can do the right thing a choose the right
processor.  I did that in smallx in that XSLT 1.0 was handled by my version
XT and XSLT 2.0 was handled by saxon.

--Alex Milowski
"The excellence of grammar as a guide is proportional to the paucity of the
inflexions, i.e. to the degree of analysis effected by the language

Bertrand Russell in a footnote of Principles of Mathematics
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