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Re: syntax feedback

Subject: Re: syntax feedback
From: "Oren Ben-Kiki" <oren@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 Dec 1998 12:12:35 +0200
Re: syntax feedback
Daniel GLAZMAN <daniel.glazman@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yeah... So why does XSL reinvent the wheel and not reuse CSS
> selectors' syntax ? Why those ugly xsl:then and BLA $eq$ "sdfv" ?
> Why position qualifiers using negative integers in order to say 'last
> one' ? Berk !!!!

Because CSS syntax is not XML. I think that the XSL syntax is reasonable
given the XML constraint. While not as nice as a dedicated syntax (such as
CSS), being an XML language gives it other advantages.

Oren Ben-Kiki.

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