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Re: [xsl] ANNOUNCE: Petition to withdraw xsl:script from XSLT 1.1
- From: Charles Reitzel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Sat, 03 Mar 2001 15:18:07 -0500 (EST)
On Fri, 02 Mar 2001 11:11:41, Francis Norton wrote:
>Steve Muench? wrote:
>> <xsl:script> itself, allows *any* language's code,
>> not just ecmascript and java. I consider separately
>> the question of whether the XSL 1.1 WD should change
>> to allow *only*
>> <xsl:script language="qname-but-not-ncname">
>> instead of
>> <xsl:script language="java | ecmascript | >>
>> removing the two "shortcut/builtin" names.
>I don't consider this a separate question - to me, it is the
>single most obnoxious aspect of xsl:script. If you make this
>change, what does compelling advantage does xsl:script offer
>over community-based extensions such as exsl?
Is this the best argument for removing <xsl:script> from XSLT: it isn't
necessary? Less is more.
In any case, it seems only right to treat all languages equally.
take it easy,