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RE: evaluate() function in XPath 2.0 (Was: Re: [xsl] Lookup (?))

From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@------------>
Date: 2/18/2002 7:42:00 AM
At present the decision is to exclude the evaluate() function from the XSLT
2.0 specification.

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx
work: Michael.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

> -----Original Message-----
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> Jeni Tennison
> Sent: 18 February 2002 17:24
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> Subject: evaluate() function in XPath 2.0 (Was: Re: [xsl] Lookup (?))
> Hi Mike,
> > I might mention that the XSL WG has decided against including the
> > evaluate() function in the core function library for XSLT 2.0.
> > Despite its obvious usefulness, a majority of the group felt that
> > implementors should not be obliged to provide it, since it can
> > greatly increase the difficulty (and reduce the performance) of an
> > XSLT compiler.
> You say that the evaluate() function isn't going to be included in the
> *core* function library, but is it likely to be included as an
> optional part of XSLT? Even if not all processors implemented it, we'd
> still benefit from a standard definition for those that did.
> Cheers,
> Jeni
> ---
> Jeni Tennison
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