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RE: language binding

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 19:47:46 +0100
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E6210602679BAE@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: "'cutlass'" <cutlass@secure0.com>, xsl-editors@w3.org
I've no idea whether the TAG wants to take this on, but thanks for the

It's certainly true that one of the factors taken into account during the
discussions that led to language bindings being dropped from XSLT 2.0 was
the need to take a common approach across W3C.

Mike Kay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cutlass [mailto:cutlass@secure0.com]
> Sent: 23 January 2002 12:08
> To: xsl-editors@w3.org
> Subject: language binding
> Hello xsl editors,
> I was wondering if the issue of language binding ( and 
> subsequent lack of a
> dedicated WG ) may be handed off as an issue for the new TAG group ?
> One of the reasons why I suggest this, is that language 
> binding falls across
> many remits; the potential for derivatives is harrowing at 
> best. I see now
> divergent methods of extending functionality occuring in 
> XSLT, SVG, Xforms,
> etc.... and there would also be the commonly discussed 
> situation of certain
> languages being  prefered over others .....I will not go into 
> the finer
> details of the namespace language bindings or xsl:script 
> arguements etc...
> The creation of yet another group to deal with this, would 
> slow things right
> down;  when we probably require an common solution so that 
> the other WG's
> may harmonise their own working drafts earlier rather then 
> later. I would
> settle for something simple and widely accepted, then the opposite.
> chow, jim fuller
Received on Wednesday, 23 January 2002 13:47:59 UTC

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