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On Sun, 2005-04-03 at 17:09 -0400, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> Razvan MIHAIU wrote:
> > You are speaking about an XSLT stylesheet ?
> > In this case you must have at least a template matching the root
> > element. That template should at least contain:
> > <xsl:apply-templates />
> > To my understanding this is the bare minimum.
> No, it isn't. The minimum is:
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
> This could even be an empty element. You do not need xsl:apply-templates.
Of course you're right, but you're also leading him down the wrong road.
He should be thinking of CSS stylesheets, not XSLT.
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