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- From: Richard Lanyon <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Fri, 5 Nov 1999 15:58:37 +0000 (GMT)
On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Scott Guthery wrote:
> 1) Is there a canonical scripting language for XML?
If by canonical you mean "supported by a standards body" then the closest
thing to that is the W3C's XSL, which is still a Working Draft but is
derived from stylesheet languages that are recommended. However, while I'd
admit to being biased, I think the world of XML scripting is still
sufficiently in flux that it's sensible to choose a language on merit
rather than standards-body recommendation. Given the choice, I'd much
rather program in XML Script or Perl (with XML parser) than XSL.
> so, does it have a virtual machine and a bytecode set?
I'm not aware of any that do.
Richard Lanyon (Software Engineer) | "The medium is the message"
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