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Subject: What Bill hath wrought
From: Ed Howland <Ed@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 1999 17:21:26 -0800

It occurs to me that XML files that reference XSL style sheets that have
been hacked to work under IE5, won't work under the new Mozilla browser or
if someone writes a plug-in around XT. In other words, you could get around
browser differences in JavaScript programatically, but how would you do
something similar with embedded style sheet references. 

Is this a current problem with CSS?



Ed Howland
ed@xxxxxxxx
http://www.dega.com 
"As your attorney, I advise you to take some adrenalchrome"

-----Original Message-----
From: Koh, Justin (Intern) [mailto:kohj@xxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, March 16, 1999 3:43 PM
To: 'xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx'
Subject: Outdated XSL, What are my options?


I have been using the MSXSL object
CLASSID="CLSID:2BD0D2F2-52EC-11D1-8C69-0E16BC000000"
or using msxsl.cab to generate html file from my existing XML and XSL
document. However, I recently just found out that the Active X object is out
of date. Now I have a XML file with an outdated XSL file which complies to
the early version of XSL protocol submitted in August 1997.

My program requires the user to go through a query form on the web. Upon
submission of the query, the ASP will start retrieving the necessary
information from the server which is in XML format. How could I still
maintain the program in web base and convert the XML and XSL together to
form the HTML for display on the internet?

Can I still continue to use the Active X Object? If not what are the ways I
could do it. I am currently still using IE4 and my company will not move
into IE5 util  a year or more later. What are my options available?
I know that I would have to re-write my XSL code. But after I am done with
that, what are the steps to take generate the html file through internet?

I heard about using DOM from the MS sitebuilder website.

Please advice.

Justin Koh
Software Delivery and Integration Excellence Program (SDIE)
Weyerhaeuser PC2-234
(253) 924-4563
kohj@xxxxxxxx


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