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Re: [xsl] When to use conditional constructions?


Subject: Re: [xsl] When to use conditional constructions?
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2014 19:59:54 +0100

On Sun, Mar 30, 2014 at 7:49 PM, John Lumley <john@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> On 30 Mar 2014, at 18:28, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>

> I've found that one of the benefits of using xsl:choose is that it keeps all
the 'cases' together in one coherent collection. It also has a well-defined
'priority order'. If you use multiple template rules they can end up scattered
and difficult to view as a complete set and priority can be somewhat awkward.
>

Similar arguments apply  re functional programming vs oo programming
(logic scattered amongst classes).

However this is not something I would do. In my view It is the
processors job to decide which template to fire.


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