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On Sun, 2004-06-06 at 20:19, Thomas B. Passin wrote:
> Robert Koberg wrote:

> Better to be good at xslt!

What would you have done if you had to deal with information from fifty
different sites, and all fifty made their own, frequently incompatible,
changes? (This is a far more common situation in my line of work than
having to deal with only one data provider.)

Writing fifty different XSLT stylesheets does not sound like a good

I can understand your reluctance to require that the data provider
conforms to a particular schema when you are dependent on them, instead
of the other way around.

For me it is different. I work with fairly large companies. The data
providers are either departments or subcontractor. In such situations,
trying to adapt to everyone else simply does not work.



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