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Subject: Re: Newbie question
From: Miles Poindexter <miles@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 1999 22:25:26 -0400

I've been working on XML to HTML using lotusXSL with XML4j, using just
the transformation language of XSL.
It can be done!
- miles

Steve Schow wrote:
> I'm not sure if we will be using perl or java.  We already have a lot of our web
> server scripts in perl, so if its simple and clean to use perl, that would be
> optimal for now.  I haven't really gotten deep into XP or XT yet, but my
> somewhat inadequate understanding of them is that they basically parse XML and
> XSL and provide data structures to interact with.  I guess what I'm hoping to
> find is something really clean that automatically takes XML, applies the XSL
> stylesheet provided and spits out whatever the stylesheet says to spit out....in
> this case HTML......without having to change or add a single line of java or
> perl.  If we want to modify the output HTML, we just modify the stylesheet.
> Does that make sense?  Is that what XP and XT do (without having to write any
> code in perl or java)??
> What about lotusXSL from IBM in combination with their XML4j?
> Doesn't Micrcosoft have some kind of java bean for this sort of thing as well?
> I thought they produced one a while back to be used until IE5 came out?
> What about the Saxon stuff?
> cheers
> -steve
> Matt MacKenzie wrote:
> > :
> >
> > I am currently using IE5 to render XML with XSL, but many of the folks on
> > here use a combination of XP and XT by James Clark.  You will need to use
> > Java if you want to make html on the fly out of XML+XSL.  When I start using
> > XT&XP, I will be using a Perl script to grab the html from XT, but you could
> > use nearly any language, like C, Java, Python, PHP(?), Tcl, or even shell
> > languages.
> > ____________________
> > Matthew MacKenzie
> > matt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >
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