alfs Requirements [Was blank]

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Oct 27 11:17:30 PDT 2008


Dan Nicholson wrote:
> I've never understood the preference to rewrite something that's not
> libxslt/xsltproc. If the book sources are written in XSLT, then why
> not use something (libxslt) that is widely tested and probably already
> optimized? I just don't really see the need to reimplement an XSLT
> parser. Am I missing something?

There is no need, and LFS probably shouldn't puruse it any further.
For myself, it was mostly getting a kick out of seeing the parsing 
happen in under a second, and knowing that I didn't need to have libxslt 
installed on my system to do it.

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JH




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