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Re: [xml-dev] so why don't more browsers support XSLT?
On Fri, 2001-11-16 at 06:50, David Carlisle wrote:
> For displaying arbitrary XML it seems that a transformation language is
> always going to be required. It doesn't have to be XSLT: dsssl, ominimark
> perl, any programming language with dom access, would all do. But
> you need _something_ unless your XML is so close to HTML that CSS can
> be used.
Huh? All you need to use CSS is a document structure that's similar to
the structure you want to present. No weird HTML magic there.
I may or may not agree with that, I'm not sure what you mean by similar.
If I have a CALS table and I want to display it in a browser, CSS isn't
what I want. If I have a table markup that follows the HTML table model
but with my own element names, CSS will do the job, by decorating my XML
elements with CSS table properties.T hat isn't a controversial statement
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