[XSL-LIST Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date]

Re: [xsl] deep copy without attributes


Subject: Re: [xsl] deep copy without attributes
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 22:34:31 +0100

On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 8:48 PM, Graydon <graydon@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 08:22:53PM +0100, Ihe Onwuka scripsit:
>> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 5:44 PM, Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >>> Lots of xslt is non-intuitive, but that doesn't mean it's
>> >>> cumbersome... try doing the same task in any other language.
>> >>
>> >> You are speaking as and to the cognoscenti only.
>> >
>> > Does that mean I'm wrong?
>> >
>> Are they the only ones that use the language?
>
> You can't make the solution simpler than the problem.
>

But you can make the solution more complicated  than the problem.

Say I wanted to copy a directory structure but not carry over the
symbolic links.

 I'd expect to be able to accomplish that  by setting an option on my
copy command rather than having to implement a recursive shell script.


Current Thread
Keywords