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   Re: Interpreter for a subset of Knuth's MMIX in pure XSLT

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"Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote in message
> michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com (Michael Kay) writes:
> >What was the design objective for this program?
> >
> >If it was to be as unreadable as possible and as slow as possible at
> >the same time, while still failing to produce correct results, then I
> >think it has probably been achieved.
> Isn't that the standard objection to using XML or XSLT in any context
> whatsoever?

There are other XSLT applications, which achieve good speed and are quite

For example, do have a look at the FXSL Calculator:

"An XSL Calculator: The Math Modules of FXSL"

There are a number of areas, in which the application of the functional
programming library FXSL has been useful and some of these may seem a little
bit exotic (numerical methods, text processing and spelling checking, random
number generation, etc.):



Dimitre Novatchev.
http://fxsl.sourceforge.net/ -- the home of FXSL


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