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Re: [xml-dev] XML support in browsers?

Don't worry. Hate crimes legislation focusing on hate speech against  
XSL will be going through the US congress this summer that will put an  
end to this. First offenders will be sent to reeducation camps lead by  
G. Ken Holman and Wendel Piez. Second and serially offenders will be  
forced (imagine Clockwork Orange) to read all of David Carlisle's  

On Jun 12, 2009, at 10:33 PM, max toro q wrote:

> Why do people despise XSLT so much?
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/961942/what-is-the-worst-programming-language-you-ever-worked-with
> Is it people that hate functional and markup at the same time,  
> packed in one combo of hatred?
> --
> max toro q
> 2009/6/8 Michael Kay <mike@saxonica.com>
> >On the comment of whether XSLT is "despised" by these client/server
> developers
> There is no doubt that people typically either love XSLT or hate it:  
> that's
> easily confirmed by seeing what people are tweeting. The latter  
> category
> tend to be those who hoped they could pick it up learning by example  
> in a
> spare couple of hours, and were disappointed to discover that the  
> concepts
> are too deep for that to be possible, plus of course some who  
> rejected it at
> first sight on aesthetic grounds, or who use it resentfully because  
> they
> were told to use it in preference to their own favourite technology.
> Incidentally, twitter led me to this wargaming site as an example of
> something built using client-side XSLT:
> http://eu.wowarmory.com/character-sheet.xml?r=Alexstrasza&n=Teymon
> Regards,
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/
> http://twitter.com/michaelhkay
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