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Re: Client-side XSLT. Re: Bad News on IE6 XML Support

* Max Dunn wrote:
>The particular example at the above site presents HTML as an example
>semantically richer than FO.  But that is not to say "just send HTML to
>the client", for in a similar fashion XML is in many cases semantically
>richer than HTML.  The point is why down translate?

2.2 What is HTML?

  To publish information for global distribution, one needs a
  universally understood language, a kind of publishing mother tongue
  that all computers may potentially understand. The publishing language
  used by the World Wide Web is HTML (from HyperText Markup Language).

[...] (Q: http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/intro/intro#h-2.2)

Delivering your proprietary document language to a global audience, no
matter how semantically rich the content might be, is like writing W3C
Technical Reports in Klingon - nearly no one would be able to understand
or use whatever is written there and those TRs would be useless for the
global audience until someone provides translations. I really hope the
"XML+CSS" people will understand this one day.
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