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Subject: Re: How do you this XML document to this other one (DTD to DTD)
From: "John E. Simpson" <simpson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 00:22:14 -0400

At 08:13 PM 4/28/99 -0300, Matt MacKenzie wrote:
	[in response to a question about using XSL for
	transforming one XML app to another]
>I think you are confused as to what XSL does.  XSL, or eXtensible Style
>Language is used to format XML for display.  What you want to do is reformat
>the XML, and this can be accomplished with a simple Perl, Python, ...,
>script.

Er, well, this is less than 100% correct. The transformational component of
XSL, XSLT, can be used on its own, sans "display" requirements, to convert
between XML dialects, with some restrictions. In fact, that's really all
XSLT does -- creates a result (XML) tree from a source (XSL) tree.

But you're right that Perl, Python, et al. *can* be used instead of XSL. 
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