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   Re: [xml-dev] Future of XSL-FO at W3C??

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On Friday 18 October 2002 2:21 pm, AndrewWatt2000@aol.com wrote:
> <grin/> ... True, up to a point. But styling/presentation may be decided on
> by a person whose primary skills / interest is in presentation and who may
> well be ignorant of XSLT.... There are actually such non-XSLT literate
> persons! :)

You're telling me! I can't fathom it beyond the simple and linear. When it 
gets all recursive and starts calling itself a 'declarative programming 
paradigm' I start to remember I'm not a programmer, never was and never will 
be. (Apart from that thing I wrote once in Forth years ago - took me 6 months 

> Letting them tinker with a CSS style sheet still seems to me to be
> potentially beneficial. Keeping them away from XSLT stylesheets also seems
> prudent.

Okay, how about a compromise. Write a CSS style sheet. A fake sheet. Then 
using XSLT, 'harvest' the CSS logic and make it so.

Ian Tindale


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