[mercury-users] XML / DOM

Thomas Conway conway at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Tue Dec 19 14:08:48 AEDT 2000

On Tue, Dec 19, 2000 at 01:58:28PM EST, Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> Before I call something a "nice declarative way" to do anything,
> I require
>  - that it be readable, to count as nice
>  - that it have a clear semantics, to count as declarative.
> XSL fails on both counts.  If you want a nice declarative way of
> transforming documents, look at HaXML.

I was really only refering to XSLT as a document->document transformation,
not the XSL & CSS* stylesheet stuff.

Although the XSLT rec itself is rather unclear, there are various
tutorials and other documents about it that are clear.

 Thomas Conway              Mercurian )O+  
 <conway at cs.mu.oz.au>       Every sword has two edges.
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