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RE: XSLT 2.0 - Documenting stylesheets

From: Kay, Michael <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 14:53:35 +0200
Message-ID: <DFF2AC9E3583D511A21F0008C7E621060453DCC7@daemsg02.software-ag.de>
To: Svgdeveloper@aol.com, public-qt-comments@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Svgdeveloper@aol.com [mailto:Svgdeveloper@aol.com] 
> Sent: 24 October 2002 19:08
> To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
> Subject: XSLT 2.0 - Documenting stylesheets
> 
> On reading the XSLT 2.0 specification I can see no new 
> element to add the 
> equivalent of SVG 1.0's <desc> element or W3C XML Schema's 
> <documentation> 
> element.
> 
> Did I miss it? Or is it not there?
> 
> If there is not yet a documentation element in the XSLT 
> namespace,I would 
> like to suggest that such an element be added to the XSLT 
> namespace to 
> provide a convenient way to achieve stylesheet documentation. 
> Particularly 
> with the likely increase in modularised stylesheets and carrying out 
> transformations across multiple documents a pukka, standard 
> documentation 
> element, whatever it's element type name, seems to me to be essential.
> 
> Andrew Watt
> 

It's a little bit late for adding features that aren't covered by the XSLT
2.0 requirements, which have been published for some time, but I will make
an exception and add this request to our issues list. This means it will
come up for discussion on a future agenda of the working group.

Michael Kay
Received on Friday, 25 October 2002 08:53:44 UTC

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