re: Netscape Support for XSL

Subject: re: Netscape Support for XSL
From: desimonp@xxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu, 18 May 2000 17:30:21 -0400 (EDT)
Maybe I can help, (Not an Expert).

I just checked my Folder Options in Windows Explorer
and XML and XSL were associated with Internet
HTM files are also associated with Internet Explorer.

I assume since you tried to access the XML/XSL file
using a file path rather than an HTTP path, Windows
Explorer made an association.  If you have your
machine configured as a web server, I would recommend
trying to put your XML/XSL files in a web, and then
viewing them via http://localhost/....


--- "Altucher, Rita" <rita@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> To whom it may concern:
> Using Internet Explorer (5.0), which is my default
> brower, I have
> successfully applied XSL to my XML documents using
> the
> namespace.  I also used
> a DTD file.
> I tried using Netscape with my current setup but I
> noticed that after I
> entered the path to my XML file in the location text
> box at the top of the
> Netscape window, Netscape wanted to open the XML
> file in C:\temp rather than
> in the directory that I specified.  Also, rather
> than using Netscape to do
> the open, a message was posted indicating that
> iexplore.exe would be used to
> open the XML file.   I was given a choice to select
> "Open" or "Save to
> disk".  Selecting "Open" caused an Internet Explorer
> window to be displayed
> in addition to the Netscape window.  When I moved my
> DTD and XSL files to
> C:\temp (where the XML file was relocated to), the
> XML file was processed by
> XSL and I got the results that I wanted.  The
> problem is that these results
> were only obtained because:
> (1) I moved my DTD and XSL files after I found out
> where the XML file would
> be copied to and 
> (2) Internet Explorer did the processing, not
> Netscape.
> My question are: 
> (a) What support does Netscape (4.61) provide for
> XSL and what changes need
> to be made to my XSL, DTD and XML files?  
> (b) What happens if a user does not have Internet
> Explorer for Netscape to
> rely on?
> Thank you for your attention,
> Rita Altucher
> rita@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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