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  • From: Paul Tchistopolskii <paul@qub.com>
  • To: 'XML-Dev Mailing list' <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2000 15:51:13 -0800

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Joshua Allen <joshuaa@microsoft.com>

> This is a bit of an exaggeration.  XSL and XSLT were different activities,
> and XSLT *was* primarily directed at transformation.  XSLT attempted to
> be a general-purpose semi-structured data transformation language, and
> is still the best thing we've got (if you value standards).  

<q href =http://www.jclark.com/xml/xslt-talk.htm>
Not for Everything
XSLT is not a general-purpose XML transformation language

This is *very* true.

General-purpose XML transformation requires general-purpose programming language

This is not *that* true, I think.



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