Subject: Re: [xsl] Running unix commands (remotely on a server) from a windows webbrowser.|
From: Josh Canfield <joshcanfield@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 16:05:50 -0700
What part are you trying to do in XSL? What part do you not know how to do? You can create XSL that will generate your HTML, or conceivably you could create an extension function that fired up your image creation program and used some passed in XML to create an image (perhaps a graph?) and returned a URL that you could embed in your output document... Josh On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 15:28:52 -0700, Hemanth Singamsetty <hemanth.singamsetty@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Hi, > > I've an XML file and I'm using XSLT to create few HTML pages on a > windows machine. My problem is, whenever a user clicks on a link on > the HTML page, I want to access a unix machine on the network and > execute a unix command (basically to run a C++ program that creates an > image -jpeg- file) and display the image back in the web broswer on > the windows machine. > > Is there a possibility that I could do the same using XSLT (and its > extensions) or is there any other way to generate webpages, with above > functionality, from the data in an XML file? > > I've been doing some searching on the web but I haven't been > successful. Any input/help would be much appreciated. > > Thanks in advance, > Hemanth.