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RE: killing xslt

Subject: RE: killing xslt
From: David.Pawson@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 08:21:27 +0100
david pawson
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Oleg Tkachenko 
  By the way, here is more detailed explanation - "Why You Won't See XSLT
2.0 or XPath 2.0 in 
  the    Next Version of the .NET Framework" by Dare Obasanjo,

<quote>In the decision to go with XQuery over XSLT 2.0, Mark is right that
we felt that developers would prefer the familiar procedural model and
syntax of XQuery to the template based model and syntax of XSLT 2.0. Most
developers working with XSLT try to use it as a procedural language anyway,
and don't really harness the power of templates. </quote>


Rather condescending? or is it that the clever people use XSLT and the rest
use xquery because
it doesn't hurt their heads?

regards DaveP


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