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Re: [xsl] xsl 2.0?

Subject: Re: [xsl] xsl 2.0?
From: Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2013 04:21:12 -0400

On Fri, 2013-11-01 at 08:15 +0000, G. T. Stresen-Reuter wrote:
> Interesting and kind of sorry to hear it.
> On Nov 1, 2013, at 2:45 AM, Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > Very small. We were down to three people in Working Group teleconference
> > calls, and that was on a good day.
> > 
> > The answer is probably for people to invest in CSS, not XSL-FO, these
> > days.
> I use XSL for transforming XML into a variety of other formats
> (usually XML but sometimes plain text or CSV).
I am guessing you mean XSLT, not XSL-FO.

>  Why do you say people should be investing in CSS, not XSL-FO? How is
> this related to XSL?

XSL is in two parts, transformation and formatting.
XSLT is the transformation part.
XSL-FO is the formatting/styling part.

XSLT development is active and continuing.
XSL-FO development is less active.

Hope this helps,


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