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Re: [SVG1.2] implementing XSLT

From: Tobias Reif <tobiasreif@pinkjuice.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 16:10:18 +0100
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031125151018.GA3424@linux>

On Tue 2003-11-25 Robin Berjon wrote:
> Tobias Reif wrote:
> >On Tue 2003-11-25 Robin Berjon wrote:
> >>[...] just because XSLT works marvellously well in batch-oriented
> >>situations doesn't mean that we can just drag and drop it into an
> >>SVG environment and expect it to work out of the box.
> >
> >Obviously, and I didn't say it would. Existing XSLT libs would help
> >some of the implementers with implementing XSLT [1], that's all I
> >said.
> 
> The idea is precisely that they wouldn't, because they don't take
> constraints found in the SVG environment into account.

Sorry for my lack of imagination, but I can not imagine that an
implementer can not reuse a single line of code from existing
XSLT/XPath libs (if available in the required programming language)
while implementing XSLT and XPath features in SVG.

(no one suggested to "drag and drop it into an SVG environment and
expect it to work out of the box")

Tobi

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