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Re: alternating tags in a list?
Subject: Re: alternating tags in a list?|
From: Paul Prescod <paul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 15:07:10 -0600
> > Nevertheless, I can say this about XSL: I've deployed it in two
> > situations. The first was a markup user who doesn't know how to program.
> If they wanted to do alternating tags, what would you have told them to do?
What would I have told them with the old XSL, with embedded scripting?
> I can do a lot with an XSL transformation, so why should I have to abandon
> XSL altogether for the sake of a trivial function.
I'm not asking you to abandon XSL. I'm asking you to use XSL for what it
Let's see, it takes one line of DOM code to get a list of all tables in
the document. One line to get a list of all rows in a table. One line to
skip every other row. Then one line to add the shading attribute. That's
four lines. I would write them out but I can't bring myself to type
Paul Prescod - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself
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Guy_Murphy - Mon, 14 Dec 1998 17:18:33 +0000