RE: variable incrementing in XSLT -- XSLT spec
this is not an omitted feature ! remember the original def of the word 'variable' in the context of pure number theory, and that combined with no side effects in a fp language is the 'reason' why we have such behavior. cheers, jim fuller > -----Original Message----- > From: Mukul [mailto:mukulw3@xxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 27 June 2003 17:11 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: variable incrementing in XSLT -- XSLT spec > > > Hello , > We all know that XSLT does not allow incrementing a > variable after declaring it. Myself and many of us > fell that it a major handicap in writing programs > easily in XSLT. To simulate the variables we have to > use recursion and many sophisticated techniques. If > there is a feature of full scale variables in XSLT, it > would make programming really easy. I am curious why > this restriction is imposed in XSLT specification. > > Regards, > Mukul > > __________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > SBC Yahoo! DSL - Now only $29.95 per month! > http://sbc.yahoo.com > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > > This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you are not the intended recipient please contact the sender immediately. Any disclosure, copying, distribution or any other use of this communication is strictly prohibitedand may be unlawful. Stuart Lawrence Marketing Communications Limited reserves the right to monitor and intercept communications for unlawful business purposes. This also confirms that this message has been swept for viruses, although Stuart Lawrence Marketing Communications Limited accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage resulting directly or indirectly from the use of this email or contents. XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
PURCHASE STYLUS STUDIO ONLINE TODAY!
Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!
Download The World's Best XML IDE!
Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!
Subscribe in XML format