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From David Rees <d.ree...@usa.net>
Subject Re: Another feature request??
Date Sun, 01 Apr 2001 21:42:49 GMT
On Thu, 29 Mar 2001 13:21:33 +1000, Peter Donald wrote:

>At 10:02  28/3/01 -0500, Sam Ruby wrote:
>>Another metric to apply: the number of build files that would break vs. the
>>incremental improvement in conceptual simplicity.
>
>I can't see us keeping any usable compatability anyways - not from the
>discussion going on. I suspect that xslt will be a near necessity for
>convertion to get all those nasty little buggers ;)
>

I think XSLT makes sense in any case. It automates the conversion and
documents it as well. It helps to avoid sporadic "what happened to XXX
attribute" messages. Instead, we have a testable conversion process
that we can enhance as needed based on user feedback.

dave

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