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Re: XQuery Updates in XSLT
Subject: Re: XQuery Updates in XSLT|
From: Robert Koberg <rob@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:52:43 -0400
On Oct 29, 2008, at 3:48 PM, John Snelson wrote:
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
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
use of XQuery as opposed to xsl's identity template with some
templates. It sounds like he think XQuery is better at this type of
Yes. It's a few lines of easily readable XQuery Update, versus a few
complete XSLT templates and an explanation of how the identity
Really? Show me how you use typeswitch (or whatever you would like to
use) to handle the XSL equivalent of exception templates in a few lines.
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