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Subject: Re: [xsl] xsl compact syntax using xquery
From: David Rudel <fwqhgads@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2014 10:35:06 +0200

On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 5:01 PM, Wendell Piez <wapiez@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,

> Yet at the same time, I think it's more or less evident that for at
> least some newcomers to the language, a short/sweet syntax would allay
> fears and suspicions. But maybe this should explicitly be designed as
> a "training wheels" syntax rather than aimed at power users. In that
> case, it wouldn't have to support the whole language.
>

This.

At the same time, though, I suspect that for many such users this
training-wheels package would actually easily accomplish for them what
they are trying to do.

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