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Subject: Re: [xsl] When to use text()
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:32:36 +0000

the road to hell is paved with languages that expect you to look up
the spec for things that are given names that do not correspond with
what they do.

XSLT is quite good in this respect but not perfect.

On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:28 PM, Martin Holmes <mholmes@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> text()..... as in text()...... not text() interleaved with comment nodes.
>
> I must have missed that version of the spec. :-)
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
>
> On 14-03-21 08:22 AM, Ihe Onwuka wrote:
>>
>> text()..... as in text()...... not text() interleaved with comment nodes.
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:10 PM, Martin Holmes <mholmes@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 14-03-21 08:03 AM, Ihe Onwuka wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 2:20 PM, Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> To gloss Mike ...
>>>>>
>>>>> Yes, text() is over-used and commonly misused.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I wouldn't be blaming the programmers for that.
>>>>
>>>> When you step back, it is clear from all the explanations given, that
>>>> the thing doesn't do what it says on the tin.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> What exactly do you think it says on the tin?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Martin


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