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   RE: [xml-dev] XSLT with DOM or SAX ?

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> I am curious of whether it is possible to still approach a 
> special tailored 
> tree approach, which is popular among processors and which I have 
> understanding for, while still being collaborative with plain DOM.

Sure, that's exactly what Saxon does.

Michael Kay

> Let's say a hypotethical XSLT engine was to be used in a 
> DOM-based(ref 
> counted, impl separated) web-browser for ordinary client-side 
> processing, as 
> well as a support component in arbitrary applications such as 
> exporting 
> Office formats, is there then any hopes for doing something 
> significant at 
> the tree structure? In short, the engine may be passed a DOM 
> structure, and, 
> for example in the case of a web browser, must deliver.
> Is there any approaches of supporting multiple tree-backends? 
> E.g, when the 
> engine is used for "pure" XSLT processing, it can take care 
> of all steps, and 
> build a tree tailored for its own purposes.
> It's vague, but perhaps someone can deepen the topic..
> Cheers,
> 		Frans
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