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On Thu, 2004-12-30 at 14:30 -0800, Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Uche Ogbuji [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 30, 2004 2:26 PM
> > To: Peter Hunsberger
> > Cc: Michael Champion; XML Developers List
> > Subject: Re: [xml-dev] XSLT2 - which parts solve real 1.0
> > problems, whichmakes coffee? - was Re: [xml-dev] Streaming XML
> > > The bit we've used so far has been for two reasons: xPath 2
> > iteration
> > > support ( every $x in...) and regular expression support.
> > Simplified
> > > nodeset handling is good, we sometimes run Saxon in 1.1
> > mode for that,
> > > but having it blessed is better.
> > I think you've nailed some of the best bits in XSLT2. I'd
> > throw in grouping primitives, multiple output and user
> > defined functions as well.
> > Then I can't help noticing that all of this thumbs-up list except for
> > XPath2 iteration is available in EXSLT.
> EXSLT has grouping primitives?
Nope. Missed that one. I do think it would be nice for someone to
scare up a grouping module for EXSLT.
Uche Ogbuji Fourthought, Inc.
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