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   RE: [xml-dev] Schema, BNF and parsing

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> My real "beef" is the 2666 line script. It has numerous
> redundancies (i.e. duplicate code) and looks like a nightmare 
> to maintain. 

It's a common problem. I once reduced a 2000-line stylesheet to 20 lines
plus some data tables. There are lots of people who learn how to write
concrete XSLT code without learning how to write it generically at a higher
level of abstraction. The same is probably true of most languages.

Michael Kay


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