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Re: Was: [xsl] mode and moved to Namespaces

From: ac <ac@---------.--->
To: xsl-list@-----.------------.---
Date: 4/17/2011 3:00:00 PM
Hi Brandon,

Languages and communications, like all beings and things, are not 
perfect.  The best that we can do is find errors and try better 
approximations.  I thank you for finding these errors and focusing me 
for a better approximation.

Regards,

Andre



> I think Andrew was just clarifying that it was you who said "I have
> stylesheets that use in excess of 80 namespaces...", since the way it
> was quoted seemed to inadvertently suggest that Andrew said it.  The
> following "I don't think I've ever had more than 8 namespaces in a
> single stylesheet" was Andrew's own statement, offered in contrast to
> the statement for which he appeared to have been credited.
>
> And people complain that reading and understanding other people's code
> (XSLT or otherwise) is too hard!  At least there's a
> widely-agreed-upon specification for the meaning of that (most of it,
> anyway) and limits on the syntax, unlike natural languages. ;)
>
> -Brandon :)
>
>
> On Sun, Apr 17, 2011 at 12:45 AM, ac<ac@h...>  wrote:
>> Andrew, I have not found that quote from the archives and I am curious as to
>> what was the context and what could my mistake have been, or just how long
>> ago was that?
>>
>>> On 15 April 2011 09:37, Michael Kay<mike@s...>    wrote:
>>>> On 15/04/2011 09:31, Andrew Welch wrote:
>>>>>> I have stylesheets that use in excess of 80
>>>>>> namepaces, for various purposes.
>>>> Ouch. Perhaps I need to start revising my assumption that the number of
>>>> in-scope namespaces will always be small enough to make a linear search
>>>> acceptable.
>>> Just for the archives it was 'ac' that said that.... I don't think
>>> I've ever had more than 8 namespaces in a single stylesheet.
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