November 6, 2003

XML 1.1 is coming

In W3C news: 5 November 2003: W3C is pleased to announce the advancement of Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.1 and Namespaces in XML 1.1 to Proposed Recommendations. Comments are welcome through 5 December. XML 1.1 addresses Unicode, control character, and line ending issues. Namespaces 1.1 incorporates errata corrections and provides ...

Dreams come closer

Seems like old dreams about deep extending VisualStudio.NET up to adding new languages, editors and debuggers without funny-not-for-me COM programming but using beloved C# finally come true! Microsoft is inviting beta testers to VSIP Extras Beta program. The killer feature: .NET Framework support. Interop assemblies are provided to allow VSIP ...

November 5, 2003

Everything that has a beginning has an end

Well, it's over. Just came back from the Matrix Revolutions. Couple of spoilers - its' not really about revolution, but peace talks. Nothing unexpected, the Hero is sacrificing himself to save the Mankind from the Dragon, an eternal archetype... Anyway, this installment is certanly a way better than the Reloaded ...

November 4, 2003

Rest in peace, DOM

While Don Box is declaiming of the VB glory, Mark Fussel is busy with quite opposite bussiness - he's reading the burial service over XmlDocument aka DOM, worth to quote as a whole: The XML DOM is dead. Long live the DOM. Dearest DOM, it is with little remorse, to ...

November 2, 2003

nxslt 1.3 released

So, nxslt version 1.3 is at your service. New features include: Support for XML Inclusions (XInclude) 1.0 Candidate Recommendation. Done by incorporating XInclude.NET library into nxslt. XML Inclusions are processed in both source XML and XSLT stylesheet, by default it's turned on and can be disabled using -xi option. Improved ...