Re: New XSLT draft
Alistair MacDonald wrote: > Is there any chance of an explanation for why the xpath WD jumped > to using child::... instead of from-children(....) ? One reason was that from-children() syntactically looked like a function call but semantically was not like a function call. > Also, there is no mention of a for loop construct - despite suggestions > that it could be implemented without breaking the side-effect free goal. > I presume that this was discussed and eliminated (rather than ignored). We took a decision not to introduce any new features in XSLT 1.0 after the April draft. We violated this rule in the July draft in a few cases, but only so as to fix what we felt were serious problems in the language. James XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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