Re: Ten new XQuery, XSLT 2.0 and XPath 2.0 Working
At 09:59 12/05/2003 +0100, Jeni Tennison wrote: > > And if the result is also that XSLT transformations happen more > > quickly, more efficiently, especially on large amounts of data, > > that's a pretty good win. > >Unfortunately this promise is coupled with making writing XSLT >transformations much more of a burden, and disproportionately so for >those users who want to use XSLT 2.0 in a simple, schema-less way >since they get hardly any benefit from error checking. I fear that >many XSLT 1.0 users will get so irritated by the hoops they have to >jump through writing Basic XSLT 2.0 that they will never get to the >more powerful and helpful features of Schema-Aware XSLT 2.0. Yep. Types will simply get in the way for some/ many. Equally, implementers could be put off by the complexity? Run time speed will be lost, same reason. Critical for some. <xsl:stylesheet types='no' still seems like a good option. Didn't Norm do an xslt lint? yes. http://nwalsh.com/xml/xslint/ regards DaveP
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