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From Stan Dyck <stan.d...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: XSLT is Dead ?!
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2009 16:06:35 GMT
It is possible to make cocoon use Saxon, which implements xslt 2.0, as it's underlying xslt
processor.

StanD.

Derek Hohls wrote:
> Ken
> 
> I would echo most of your sentiments, except for the XSP part.
> I have found that the flowscript/JXT gives me all the logic/layout
> options I need ... without having to worry about any Java at all in
> my apps.  I think that is why the developers decided to deprecate
> XSP quite a while back, though I appreciate that not everybody 
> might think that's such a good idea!
> 
> How do you use XSLT(2)?  I did not think Xalan supported it yet? eg
> http://xml.apache.org/xalan-j/
> http://www.nabble.com/Xalan-J-XSLT-2.0-status-tc5766761r4.html
> http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/t364511-xslt-2-processors.html
> 
> Derek
> 
>>>> On 2009/04/25 at 10:32, in message <49F2CA9D.2090508@lampsacos.demon.co.uk>,
Ken Starks <ken@lampsacos.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>> hi Derek,
>>
>> Comparing XSLT with JSP is like comparing pears and apples. XSLT is
>> quite useful for some tasks and weak in others. The same apply for JSP.
>> We still use XSLT even if you have JSP at hand. In cocoon particular
>> wolrd, perhaps he should compare JSP with XSP.
>>
>> I did not read the whole article, but looks the author forgot there is a
>> XSLT 2.0. Anyway, who cares? ;)
>>
>> About freemaker, I guess there are some threads about it in our mail
>> archive [1].
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Antonio Gallardo.
>>
>> [1] http://cocoon.markmail.org/search/?q=freemaker 
>>
>>   
> I hardly think 'pears and apples' are a good simile, they are far too 
> similar to one
> another.  Perhaps  'oranges and  apples'   or even  'sausages and 
> marmalade'.
> 
> By the way, sausages and marmalade go very well together.
> 
> My main complaint is that XSP is deprecated in Cocoon 2.2, in fact it 
> seems to
> be sneered-at.  For me, it provides just the tiny amount of Java I need 
> - I still
> don't want to learn the language thoroughly. It comes below both ruby 
> and even
> Acrobat javascript for me. Python has always been more useful, and now the
> adobe Flex environment looks pretty alluring - in all of these I use 
> XML, and
> often it is obtained from a localhost Cocoon pipeline.
> 
> 
> Cocoon 2.1.x  - love it
> XSLT (2) - love it
> XSP - love it
> Eclipse, XML, XML-Schema, other XML tools - love 'em all !
> 
> 
> Cocoon 2.2 - too much java needed, not backward-compatible enough, 
> (Database connection) a few other grumbles.
> will re-evaluate it in 12 months or so, but I have already wasted too 
> much time for this year
> Cocoon 2.3 - not powerful enough for my needs, last time I looked
> 
> Bye for now,
> Ken.
> 
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