RE: XSL Standards?
I would bet the Microsoft put up a big stink about any mention of Java. -Patrick Moore- >-----Original Message----- >From: Michael Kay [mailto:mhkay@xxxxxxxxxxxx] >Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 3:50 PM >To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: RE: XSL Standards? > > >> Mike, were there any real technical issues (eg that didn't apply to >> writing extension functions in JScript or Java) to providing >> a standard >> binding for writing extension functions in XSLT? Or was it something >> else? > >I think it was just priorities, coupled with insufficient >experience in the >early days of actual user requirements. Extension functions >were thought to >be needed primarily for access to external resources, and to >algorithms (e.g >regexp) which no one would dream of coding in XSLT. Of course >that changed >over time and the requirement to write extension functions in >XSLT is now in >the published XSLT 2.0 requirements. > >Mike Kay > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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