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Re: [xml-dev] XSLT 2.0 / XPath 2.0 - Assumptions

From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@--------.--->
To: xml-dev <xml-dev@-----.---.--->
Date: 5/13/2002 6:32:00 PM
On Mon, 2002-05-13 at 14:13, Jonathan Robie wrote:
> I think Mike is talking about types used for data in the XML instance. At 
> that level, XPath 1.0 / XSLT 1.0 doesn't really have even floating point 
> numbers - these are in the programming model, but not in the data that is 
> manipulated.

That approach (numbers in the programming model, not the data) seems
brilliantly appropriate to XML's marked-up text approach.

Downright ingenious, even.

Simon St.Laurent
Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
Errors, errors, all fall down!


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