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Re: are multiple predicates same as boolean and

Subject: Re: are multiple predicates same as boolean and
From: Michael Ludwig <milu71@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 21:57:22 +0100
Re:  are multiple predicates same as boolean and
Wendell Piez schrieb am 24.11.2008 um 15:11:50 (-0500):
> At 11:42 AM 11/21/2008, Michael wrote:
> >I really liked the way Wendell Piez put it a while ago on this list:
> >
> >  XSLT, especially XSLT 1.0, is at its best when the incoming
> >  data is well designed. When it isn't, one has to call on
> >  more advanced techniques such as processing text nodes
> >  explicitly. Of course, XSLT also exerts a gravitational
> >  pull on XML semantics, such that well-designed XML comes to
> >  be the XML that XSLT can handle without fuss. -- Wendell
> >  Piez, 30.09.2008, XSL-List
> I can hardly argue with that :-> except that David's case is
> one we can probably trust not to fall into the category of
> "redesign your XML and your XSLT will simplify". Depending on
> the application and the constraints on the source data, some
> XSLT is going to be computationally intensive no matter what
> you do. David's 11 predicates might have been 23 predicates if
> his XML were not so well designed.

Those 11 predicates certainly have their place.

I simply liked your physics metaphor so much that that I wanted
to bring it back to the attention of the list :-)


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