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Subject: Re: [xsl] XML to XML conversion
From: António Mota <amsmota@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2005 15:19:44 +0000

Your first link doesn'r work. Is it http://www.cranesoftwrights.com ?


On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 10:04:19 +0530, Touchtel
<omprakashv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>        Hi,
>             You say you understand xml and xsl concepts but then say that
> xml-to-xml conversion is a grey area. You are right in assuming xml-to-xml
> conversion is necessary though. I assume you are talking about XSLT when you
> talk of xml-to-xml conversion because that is the main task of XSLT: to
> convert from a source vocabulary to a target vocabulary. In the case of
> xml-to-xml conversion, both the source and target vocabularies happen to be
> xml. The XSL-FO specification talks of transforming an XML document to FO
> which by the way is XML. Maybe that will help you understand more about
> going from XML to XML. http://www.cranesoftrights.com should have some good
> resources as well as the renderx website http://www.renderx.com and antenna
> house website http://www.antennahouse.com
> 
> Regards,
> Omprakash.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nick Roberts [mailto:nick_roberts5@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 12:39 AM
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [xsl] XML to XML conversion
> 
> i'm aware that one of XML's key benefits is the ability to standardise a
> dataset, allowing compatibilty between incompatible systems and efficiency
> of data exchange.
> 
> In this case, am I correct in assuming that xml-to-xml conversion is
> neccessary?
> 
> I'm having difficulties finding any resources for this area. I understand
> XML and XSL concepts, but there seems to be a grey area over XML to XML
> conversion.
> 
> I'd be most grateful if anyone good point me in the directions of any
> articles or books that may be of use.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> nick


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