Re: Hello XQuery ... Goodbye XSLT?
"DuCharme, Bob (LNG-CHO)" <bob.ducharme@l...> wrote in message FEF4858E8AB32D4EAC2CF2A7D85386EB0B254384@l...">news:FEF4858E8AB32D4EAC2CF2A7D85386EB0B254384@l...... > Peter Hunsberger wrote: > >>Some how I don't think one can claim to understand programing if you don't >>understand recursion. Recursion is a fundamental concept in Computer > Science. > > Understanding it and getting the factorial homework assignment done in > school is one thing, but many people have productive careers without ever > needing recursion, so they don't get practice at it, so when it comes up > they avoid it. To avoid recursion in tree processing (isn't this what XSLT and XQuery are all about)? This should be impossible by definition. Remember that the definition of a tree is recursive itself. Cheers, Dimitre.
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