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Re: [xsl] Specification of a transform.

Subject: Re: [xsl] Specification of a transform.
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 10:12:27 +0100

>> Which raises the issue, if a non XSLT programmer is specifying,
>> how might he/she do it, without those XSLT skills?
> From
> * Understand both source and target data
> * Ability to articulate complex relationships
>    - clear to programmer
>    - clear to content-owner
> * Strong analytical skills
> * XSLT expertise is not required!
> A subject matter expert who groks XML structures can be better for this
> than a programmer who groks XSLT but not the data.

In my experience a subject matter expert able to articulate such a
specification clearly will learn XSLT much faster than the average programmer
coming from imperative languages.

Michael Kay

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