Questioning XSL

Miles Sabin msabin at
Fri May 21 18:14:59 BST 1999

Paul Prescod wrote,
> There is no programming language that quite captures
> XSL's optimized mix of "polymorphic dispatch", pattern 
> matching and convenient template description.

No, but do they have to be part of the *language*?

Wouldn't a hypothetical DOM level X with direct support 
for XSL style queries not address most of these issues?



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