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Re: XML Binding Language (XBL) 2.0 -- Agenda item?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 17:31:15 +0100
To: "Henry S. Thompson" <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>, "T.V Raman" <raman@google.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
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On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 17:22:32 +0100, Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>  
wrote:
>> Not sure how you concluded that it's a "half way house" between
>> xslt and javascript.
>
> Only that a moderately big deal is made in the introduction (the only
> part I've read carefully so far :-) of the ability XBL2 provides for
> effectively re-ordering children. . .

The difference from XSLT for this particular scenario is that XBL doesn't  
actually alter the underlying DOM. The behavior XBL adds is also  
"optional": a document means the same with or without the associated XBL  
being applied.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Monday, 29 January 2007 16:32:02 UTC

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