RE: xsl self-documentation - trace
> >What is it you desire, that you cannot have with present means? > > > How about including 50 lines of 'trace', then, when its all working, > being able to leave the debug code in, but not operating? > #if defined type of thing? Something along the lines of <xsl:param name="debug" select="f"/> ... <xsl:if test="debug='t'"> <xsl:message>*****</xsl:message> </xsl:if> embedded appropriately in your code? Ugly, I know, but standard :-) The various processors may have non-standard extensions to report the location in the input. > I don't see much difference between debugging XSLT and > any other language? Not when working with printouts. A debugger is most likely a bit off. Wonder, though. How easy would it be to interface e.g. Saxon to the debugger interface in Emacs? That would be a step in the right direction. > There was a 'debug' app announced some months ago, > but I never persuaded it to work. It may be in the archives, > but I can't remember its name. I would like seeing it. Any one have a hint? -- Thorbjørn XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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