Re: JavaScript XSL Parser and other questions.

Subject: Re: JavaScript XSL Parser and other questions.
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 22:30:51 -0500
Jeremie Miller wrote:
> I've only been on this list for a short period of time, but am wondering if
> this is the appropriate forum to discuss XSL issues?  Is there another
> location or list where any questions I might have would be more
> appropriately asked?

This is an appropriate list. But keep in mind that there *is no XSL*.
There is only a proposal by a certain group of W3C members. The formal
process has not even begun.

> I've been working on an XSL parser written 100% in JavaScript, and targeting
> it to work with any browser that implements JavaScript and CSS, currently
> IE3, IE4, and NN4.  It's not ready for the public just yet, but it looks as
> if it will be quite usable and come up short on only a few things(macros,
> wildcards, modes).  Does anyone have any interest in this?  Is XSL "stable"
> enough to merit me spending more time on it?

XSL stable? No. Not at all. Still, people might be interested. Microsoft
has an implementation of the proposal but it obviously won't work in
Netscape. Yours would. That's cool for testing out the ideas in XSL.
  Paul Prescod
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taxation is mortal. You come when you can, and leave when you must. The 
show is continuous. Good-night." -- Robertson Davies, "The Cunning Man"

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