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At 10:32 AM 9/26/2002 +0100, Bill de hÓra wrote:

>It looked highly procedural to me, given those conditional blocks and
>assignments. Is there a Prolog or XSLT flavoured variant? That would be

Hmm.... so this is procedural:

    for $b in document("bib.xml")//book

And this is declarative:

   <xsl:template match="//book">
          <xsl:copy-of select="title"/>
          <xsl:copy-of select="author"/>

I don't see why one of these is any more declarative than the other.



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