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Subject: Re: [xsl] Re: XPath as a stand-alone programming language
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 08:31:04 -0700

As Andrew already added,

almost all programming languages have some analogue of .NET's


And *if* the supported version of XPath is 3.0 (or the latest one) --
then we have it.

As Liam noted, another good to have feature in XPath would be
namespace definition support and probably ways for defining the
initial context.



On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:08 AM, Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-10-24 at 07:42 -0700, Dimitre Novatchev wrote:
>> A better link:
>>     psychopath.sourceforge.net/report.pdf
> I believe psychopath is now part of eclipse, and not standalone; it's
> not clear to me whether it's being actively developed. The standalone
> part was a 2005 student project at University College, London, and
> although it represents a lot of work, was not complete. The continued
> development after then was to make an XSLT 2 implementation for Eclipse.
> I'd be interested to hear about people's experiences with the tools.
> Liam
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