Re: XSLT vs Perl
David, Um, haven't you missed the whole point of OPEN SOURCE? Why try to elevate one langauge over another? The issue is how the DATA can best be conformed to the medium necessary for its implementation! Mike F. Washington, DC --- "Emmanuil Batsis (Manos)" <mbatsis@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi David, > > Thanks for the tip earlier on xml-dev! > > David Tolpin wrote: > > I just think that XSLT 2.0 is very close to Perl, Python and > Ruby, > > just not yet as mature. What's the need for one more language in > > this family? > > I'm not going to argue about the languages etc. The XML syntax is > an > advantage. XSLT can be manipulated using XML tools and > that is just wonderfull sometimes. > > I guess one can build an XML vocabulary to port Perl (or any other > language, I've done it for ECMAScript) semantics in an XML syntax. > But > that would not be a standard now would it ;-) > > > -- > Manos Batsis > > _ __ __ __ > / |/ /__ / /____ __ _ ___ _____/ /_ > / / -_) __(_-</ ' Y _ `/ __/ __/ > /_/|_/\__/\__/___/_/_/_|_,_/_/ \__/ > > > http://www.netsmart.gr > mailto:mbatsisSPAM_TRAP@xxxxxxxxxxx > tel:+302103240940 > http://forte.netsmart.gr/foaf/manos_foaf.rdf > > > > > > XSL-List info and archive: > http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > __________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! SiteBuilder - Free web site building tool. Try it! http://webhosting.yahoo.com/ps/sb/ XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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