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   Word output as XML? (was RE: XML in .NET - more than just SOAP?)

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  • From: James Robertson <jamesr@steptwo.com.au>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2000 09:56:51 +1000

At 20:04 26/07/2000, Joshua Allen wrote:

>OK, I have looked more closely and Word's output is not entirely
>"well-formed".  On the other hand, it displays nicely in a
>wide range of browsers.  Also, it took me only five minutes
>to figure out what I need to do to the file to be able
>to run XSL transforms against it using Saxon, Xalan, etc.
>grep|tr|cut can do wonders..

There aren't shades of grey here:
It's either "well-formed", or not.

There is no "almost XML".


James Robertson
Step Two Designs Pty Ltd
SGML, XML & HTML Consultancy
Illumination: an out-of-the-box Intranet solution



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