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Re: Re: The Perils of Sudden Type-Safety in XPath 2.0

Subject: Re: Re: The Perils of Sudden Type-Safety in XPath 2.0
From: "Dimitre Novatchev" <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 22:56:40 +0100
 Re: Re: The Perils of Sudden Type-Safety in XPath 2.0
> > One of the critiques about XSLT 1.0 is that it's too verbose.
> > From what I see about XSLT 2.0, transformations written in it
> > may well have to be twice as verbose as their XSLT 1.0 counterpart.
> No, my experience so far is that stylesheets that do no significant
> computation are essentially unchanged, while those that do a lot of
> computation can become dramatically smaller, because of features like
> conditional expressions in XPath and the availability of xsl:function,
> as well as the much richer built-in function library.

Maybe it is too early for general observations. I was just comparing:

   <xsl:value-of select="string-pad('!', @risk * @severity)" />


   <xsl:value-of select="string-pad('!', xs:integer(@risk * @severity))" />


  <xsl:variable name="danger" select="@risk * @severity"/>


 <xsl:variable name="danger">
    <xsl:value-of select="@risk * @severity" />


   <xsl:value-of select="string-pad('!', @risk * @severity)" />


  <xsl:variable name="danger">
    <xsl:value-of select="@risk * @severity" />
  <xsl:value-of select="string-pad('!', $danger)" />


Dimitre Novatchev.
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