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RE: Deprecating XSLT templates
- From: Mike Brown <mbrown@c...>
- To: 'John Prout' <jprout@o...>
- Date: Thu, 05 Oct 2000 15:43:41 -0600
Title: RE: Deprecating XSLT templates
If you don't want it to be used ever, you could comment
it out. You could assign it a lower priority (using the priority attribute
on xsl:template) than a competing template that would otherwise match the same
nodes at the same priority. You could pass in an external parameter to the
stylesheet and have the template do nothing, or something else, if that
parameter is set to a particular value.
xsl-list would probably be a better forum for this
From: John Prout
Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2000 3:34
Subject: RE: Deprecating XSLT
the question how can we deprecate an individual template in an XSLT document -
i.e. mark that a template should no-longer be used, - that it's been replaced
by something else... I can see some use for this in the evolution of a
Now I'm *really* confused.
Deprecating templates in XSLT would be more like deprecating
functions in Java altogether - templates are very much at the core of the
language. Why would you want to do that? What would you replace it with?
Would it still be XSLT in any meaningful way if you did this?
Sent: 10/5/00 2:49 PM
Deprecating XSLT templates
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The same way you would deprecate a method in Java.
Sorry, I didn't
consider the non-programmers
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Peter S. Housel [mailto:housel@h...]
Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2000 12:12 PM
Subject: Re: Deprecating XSLT
Tim McCune <timm@c...> wrote:
> The subject line sort of says it all. Has anyone
given any thought
> to this? The only thing
we've come up with so far is sticking some
<xsl:message>s in them.
I can't make heads or tails out of the subject line.
Do you want to
"express disapproval of", "play
down", or "disparage" XSLT templates?
you trying to compute your income
taxes, and need to "lower their
- -Peter S.
Housel- housel@a... http://members.home.com/housel/
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