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Subject: Re: [xsl] Processing milestoned XML leads to many preceding:: calls and horrible performance
From: Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 10:00:01 -0500

On Tue, 2012-02-21 at 14:37 +0100, MatDj Cepl wrote:
> [...]

>  the value I am calculating 
> with that awful XPath expression is actually present in the source tree.

If you're the person I helped to come up with the awful XPath expression
in IRC, I'll note that sometimes taking a step back and asking about the
bigger picture can be a good idea (I should have pressed harder about
why you wanted what you did!) - Liam's law of optimization is that often
the fastest way to do something is to avoid doing it :-)

Liam

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