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   RE: FOs again

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  • From: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
  • To: ashvil@i3connect.net
  • Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2000 00:15:42 +0100 (BST)

Ashvil writes:
 > My personal view of xsl:fo is a Open XML file format that is an
 > alternative to PDF, similar to SVG being an alternative to
 > Illustrator, Flash, other vector graphics format.

Thats a weird thing to say, IMHO, since PDF has an almost  1:1
equivalence to Illustrator (and SVG). XSL FO is the equivalent of RTF, 
it is not at all like PDF.

 > Besides cut-and-paste, I would like to see xsl:fo explain how it
 > integrates or plans to integrate  with other rendering models like SVG
 > (to add graphics)

XSL FO is not about rendering, so I don't see quite what you want. SVG 
would be one target rendering language  for an XSL FO engine


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