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Re: [xsl] ANNOUNCE: Petition to withdraw xsl:script from XSLT 1.1
- From: "Simon St.Laurent" <email@example.com>
- To: Steve Muench <Steve.Muench@oracle.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2001 18:39:10 -0500
At 02:58 PM 3/1/01 -0800, Steve Muench wrote:
>then we're definitely thinking about different environments.
>Most of my transformations run inside server-side publishing
>frameworks or server-side database processing or server-side
>B2B XML message transformation. I test my transformations
>(and occasionally the extensions they may need to depend on)
>before putting them in production and don't want runtime
>I can see that from a command-line in a document production
>environment or from within a visual XSL tool, such user-interaction
>might be desireable.
Or how about when you move a style sheet between systems, and it drops dead
the first time you run it. Wouldn't you rather have some kind of
opportunity to figure out what happened, and then make a choice that fixes
it? I'm not real fond of having to dig through both the style sheet and
the system configuration, personally. It's not that difficult to implement
such things on servers...
I guess you work with people who can afford to test their transformations
in the exact same enviroment as their production systems. That's nice when
it's possible, but I think I'd rather have smarter systems that let me
figure out the differences between the two systems than have to shell out
for multiple licenses, thanks.
Simon St.Laurent - Associate Editor, O'Reilly and Associates
XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
XHTML: Migrating Toward XML
http://www.simonstl.com - XML essays and books