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   Re: [xml-dev] xml xsl web architecture

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On Thu, Feb 23, 2006 at 03:41:38PM -0800, Anthony Ettinger wrote:
> On 2/23/06, Peter Hunsberger <peter.hunsberger@gmail.com> wrote:
> > <xsl:template match="gunk:*">
> >     <xsl:element name="{local-name()}">
> >         <xsl:copy-of select="@*"/>
> >         <xsl:apply-templates select="*"/>
> >     </xsl:element>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > that will strip the namespace off the XHTML elements and send them to
> > the front end,  so that an H1 is an H1 a P is a P, etc.  Anything with
> > a different name space gets handled according to whatever custom logic
> > you need.

> ...so I would still write xhtml in a separate file, just give it a
> namespace so the tags stay the same:
> <x:html>
>      <x:head>
>      </x:head>
> </x:html>

Separate file from what?  You would have a single XSLT stylesheet
for the transformation and then mix XHTML, XInclude, and whatever
else you wanted in the input file.

Having said, that there's something very appealing about using
XSLT or XML Query as a Web templating language, and I've done
this myself for http://www.fromoldbooks.org/Search/ for example.


Liam Quin, W3C XML Activity Lead, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/


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