Re: XS: Guidelines for the discussion

Subject: Re: XS: Guidelines for the discussion
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 24 May 1997 20:43:39 -0400
Alex Milowski wrote:
> Well, the descrition of the transformation language in the ISO
> standard is rather terse.  I would love to be able to deliver client
> side transformation applications and that is why I brought it up.
> I understand that *expecting* a major browser vendor to implement it
> is a long shot but *if* we standardize it we have a better chance.  In
> addition, in the SGML community, we have an additional way to interchange
> SGML applications over the web.

Well, the transformation language exists: what would be changed for a
Web version? It doesn't seem very dependant on media.
> Well, news or "hypernews" gives me the ability to follow a thread without
> setting up special software on my side.  I don't have filters in my
> e-mail program (elm - can I?) and, thus, it is quite difficult to follow
> discussions.  I being a stubborn in that I don't want to change my e-mail
> client!  ;-)

"man filter" -- it comes with elm, but is not part of the elm "program".

 Paul Prescod

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