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Re: [xsl] Haskell programmer's rant about xslt

Subject: Re: [xsl] Haskell programmer's rant about xslt
From: "Tony Graham" <tgraham@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 16:47:18 +0100 (IST)

On Tue, April 17, 2012 4:39 pm, Emmanuel Bigui wrote:
> His point is that XSLT makes it especially difficult to debug (bad)
> programs written by others. How would one best solve the problem he
> describes?

Using a debugger; just as with (just about) any other programming
language, you'd use a debugger to debug wonky output.

There aren't that many free XSLT debuggers, however, unlike for many other
programming languages.  Maybe only the debugger build into libxslt?


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