RE: super basic xsl question
> From: Wendell Piez [mailto:wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] > > I've seen this practice in stylesheets written by beginners who > don't know > how apply-templates work, and who then rely on value-of to get > their output > -- and who then discover they have to suppress the output of the default > traversal (which this does). This can get really tangled and obscure: Those are the people that say "XSLT [expletive deleted]! I tried it once, but it is really tangled and obscure." > > This accounts for what I like to call the "Taoist" character of > XSLT. Think > Yin and Yang. Most programmers are used to Yang processing (what > in XSLT we > call "pull"). Learn to rely on Yin. Use the Force, and the document will > transform itself with minimal intervention from you. Nice :-) -ml-
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