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RE: a XSLT2 req. - chain/forwards of request using meta-axes

From: Michael Kay <mhkay@iclway.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2001 00:00:16 -0000
To: "'Morten M. Christensen'" <mmc@mortench.net>, <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001c01c09d2d$f4e7e060$0100007f@oemcomputer>
> Dear Sirs,
>
> I would like to add a feature to XSLT2, which allows one to
> chain/forward matches in a generic way, taking into account
> all current
> params and at best also the current mode. Such as feature could be
> architected using meta-axes
> which work on the XSLT code itself, as shown below.

I'm having trouble understanding both your proposal and the requirement it
is trying to meet. It would help if you could describe a transformation that
is currently difficult to achieve, and then describe the functionality you
would like added to the language, and then finally give some suggested
syntax. Giving only the proposed syntax doesn't help much: you understand
what it means, but I don't.

Mike Kay
Received on Thursday, 22 February 2001 19:15:12 GMT

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