RE: Style Matters - A class act

Subject: RE: Style Matters - A class act
From: "Pawson, David" <DPawson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2000 08:26:36 -0000
 Didier PH Martin wrote:

>If the user agent is, for instance, Netscape 4.5, then this 
>latter is not an
>XML browser and therefore, the document sent to this user 
>agent is an HTML
>document. If the user asks for the source, the HTML document 
>is displayed,
>not the original XML document. Thus, the original semantics 
>are totally lost
>and what the user get is only a rendition format not a 
>"model". If, in this
>document, a link pointing to an XSLT transformation script is included.
>Then, the user can retrieve the original semantics by 
>performing a reverse

Flawed argument Didier, if the information provider is going 
to give you access to the stylesheet, why don't they simply
link back to the XML source? That way I have the true
original semantics, without interpretation.
Does that make sense?

regards, DaveP

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