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Re: ITP: xslj, a XSL processor (XSL is one of the stylesheet format of XML)

Bart Schuller wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 13, 1999 at 07:24:53PM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> > XT has nothing to do with XSL, as far as I understand. FOP outputs only
> > Adobe's PDF. And it is apparently non-free: there is not even source code,
> > only a Jar file.
> XT was written by one of the primary authors of the XSL working drafts.
> >From http://www.jclark.com/xml/xt.html:
>     XT is an implementation in Java of XSL Transformations. This version
>     of XT implements the WD-xslt-19990421 version of XSLT. Stylesheets
>     written for earlier versions of the XSL WD must be converted before
>     they can be used with this version of XT.
> All XSL processors to date only implement XSLT (typically used to
> generate HTML). FOP is the only attempt at implementing the Flow Objects
> part of XSL that I know of.
> It's true that FOP only does PDF (and by extension PS). But I feel it's
> actually a better idea to just use DSSSL if you really need the RTF that
> jade can produce. I'm writing in XML-DocBook and formatting using jade
> and jadetex.
> You're right about FOP being non-free.

I thought flow objects had been abandoned, and XSL was now exclusively
an XML translation language?


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