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Vote for libexslt support for Safari

Subject: Vote for libexslt support for Safari
From: "M. David Peterson" <m.david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 03:37:55 -0600
 Vote for libexslt support for Safari

In particular the following series of questions posed in January of 2006
seem to be what's holding up providing support,

Patch looks short and sweet, but before landing we should maybe look into

- what other browsers support EXSLT?
- is EXSLT relatively stable as a spec and implementation  (so we won't be
creating future possible compat
- is libexslt a high-quality implementation that is reasonably robust?

I think we should do some minimum level of due diligence before adding a
technology and a new

Comment #6 From Darin Adler 2006-01-13 03:27 PDT [reply]

    4) Does registering exslt have an effect on other clients in-process
who are also using libxslt? Good or

Comment #7 From Eric Seidel 2006-01-15 00:24 PDT [reply]
(From update of attachment 5630 [edit])
Removing this from the commit queue until mjs's & darin's comments are

While it's easy enough to point out the obvious (e.g. yes, libexslt is a
high quality implemenation of EXSLT), I would rather the answers to each
of these questions came from someone more experienced and better versed
with the ins and outs of lib(e)xslt.  Also, the question,

"- is EXSLT relatively stable as a spec and implementation  (so we won't
be creating future possible compat issues)?"

Should really be answered by one of the founding members of the EXSLT
project and/or someone like Dr. Kay who has extensive experience with
implementing support in a real-world processor.


M. David Peterson
http://mdavid.name | http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/au/2354 |

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