Re: XQuery Updates in XSLT
Robert Koberg wrote: > > On Oct 29, 2008, at 3:21 PM, Scott Trenda wrote: > >> I think John is confusing the meaning of "functional" here. Dimitre >> meant "functional" as in "based on functions/templates, like Haskell or >> Scheme (as opposed to imperative)", and perhaps John interpreted >> "functional" to mean "it works, it's not broken". > > I am sure John knows what functional means. I was commenting about the > use of XQuery as opposed to xsl's identity template with some exception > templates. It sounds like he think XQuery is better at this type of thing. Yes. It's a few lines of easily readable XQuery Update, versus a few complete XSLT templates and an explanation of how the identity transform works. John -- John Snelson, Oracle Corporation http://snelson.org.uk/john Berkeley DB XML: http://oracle.com/database/berkeley-db/xml XQilla: http://xqilla.sourceforge.net
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