Re: [xsl] Conversion from xsl to xsl:fo

Subject: Re: [xsl] Conversion from xsl to xsl:fo
From: Joerg Pietschmann <joerg.pietschmann@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 17:23:11 +0200
David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> There are (at least) two ways to get from 
> "(1): a stylesheet producing X" and "(2): a styleheet converting X to Y"
> to "(3): a stylesheet producing Y"
> plan a)
> write a stylesheet that takes (1) as input and modifies all the
> templates so that where they use constructions from the language X
> the result is a template using constructions from language Y.

Sounds good. In the special case that X is (X)HTML+CSS, and CSS are
actually used, and Y is XSLFO, pulling the styles out of the CSS for
distribution into the XSLFO generating templates is a real killer.
It ought to be a good time to invent XCSS :-)


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