Re: [xsl] best way to generate form from xml+schema?

Subject: Re: [xsl] best way to generate form from xml+schema?
From: "Thomas B. Passin" <tpassin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 15:49:34 -0400
[Graham Seaman]

> >
> I'm actually using the gnome libxml/libxslt libraries (which have been
> fine so far and quite fast; thanks Daniel!).
> I'm using the Perl XML::LibXML and XML::LibXSLT modules (from Axkit) as
> front ends, called from mod_perl. These seem ok so far.
> I've avoided using the full Axkit, partly because I want to learn how to
> do this stuff for myself, partly because I'm unsure of the current status
> of Axkit given that the website is down.
> From what I've seen so far, I'd say this combination is a good addition
> to your list above, and easy to get set up and running (on Unix, anyway).
> Debugging output is a bit limited compared with Xalan (the only other
> XML/XSL processor I've tried), and I believe libxml is slightly less
> strict than Xalan (for example, I've found differences over acceptance of
> multiple charsets in a single xml file: libxml accepts and processes this,
> xalan doesn't).

That's probably useful, but bear in mind that strictly speaking, any one XML
document is only allowed to have a single encoding for the whole document.
Otherwise it is non-conforming to the Recommendation.

Also, have you looked into Python for your processing?


Tom P

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