Re: [xsl] iTunes XSL

Subject: Re: [xsl] iTunes XSL
From: Barry Lay <blay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2005 15:30:52 -0500
There is a DTD for the iTunes XML file on the Apple web site (as referred to in the DOCTYPE) but it doesn't clarify much. The file looks like a dump of a Map - its just keys and values in generic elements. I have been working with it to clean up my library after converting it all to Apple Lossless encoding (it duplicated everything). I am running it through an initial grouping pass to convert it to a sensible structure before further processing it. I am using XSLT 2.0 which makes things a little easier.


Wendell Piez wrote:

At 12:28 PM 1/6/2005, you wrote:

I've searched the web but haven't found anything exceptionally appealing. Has anyone on this list developed an XSL that they're happy with for formatting iTunes XML as HTML for a browser? Preferably giving the user the ability to sort and/or filter?

Not that we've seen. But how hard can it be? (I'd implement the sort/filter in Javascript/DOM, a layer up, if it were me.)


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