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   Re: SV: [xml-dev] Tim Bray on "Which Technologies Matter?"

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On Tue, Mar 19, 2002 at 10:36:35AM -0500, Didier PH Martin wrote:
> Hi Daniel,
> Daniel said:
> > It may be hype but there is more
> > implementations to choose from, it may be less sophisticated but in
> practice
> > things which were looking impossible with the previous toolchain becomes
> > possible like formatting on the fly upon user request. One could probably
> > had done that on SGML too, but not with free software apparently. The
> > sophistication trade-off have a serious impact in that area.
> >
> Didier replies:
> Yes you are right, there are more free XML tools available for parsing and
> transformation than in the SGML world. However, the SGML world has its free
> tools for parsing and transformation.

  Did I said anything contradicting this ? Yes, they exist. No, they aren't
usable for on the fly formatting.
  Basically it's either Jade or OpenJade. What color do you want your Ford ?


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