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Re: sXBL draft comments

From: Cameron McCormack <cam-www-svg@aka.mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 21:20:38 +1000
To: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040902112038.GA5372@mcc.id.au>

Hi Chris.

Chris Lilley:
> Since you mention XSLT, its important to note a big difference between
> XSLT and sXBL. In XSLT, its a one-shot, batch-like transform. If any
> changes are made to the result, they have no effect on the source and do
> not cause the transform to re-run; similarly if there are changes to the
> source they do not affect the result and do not cause the transform to
> re-run. Its certainly possible to imagine a continuously looping XSLT
> process triggered by mutation events (at least, for source changes) but
> its hard to iimagine event flow in the result tree continuing
> uniinterrupted in that case.

I'm not quite sure I see the problem with events there.  Is there really
any difference between shadow tree regeneration occuring because of
xsl:stylesheet modification and because of  xbl:template modification?

> Nor do we. Please see
>  http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/xmlIDsemantics-32.html
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-id-req/
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/WD-xml-id-20040407/

Ah, these seem like a sensible suggestion!

Cameron

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