Re: About DSSSL perception...

Subject: Re: About DSSSL perception...
From: Philippe Robitaille <philippe.robitaille@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 07 May 1999 10:26:10 -0400
I Couldn't agree more! DSSSL does not have the mind share that it deserves as a
true open and powerful format/transform utility!

Didier PH Martin wrote:

> Hi Mark
> Here is something from the next WWW8 conference (Toronto). This an extract
> from a presentation about a style language. This extract just gives more
> weight to the fact that we have to double our efforts to show that dsssl is
> not as hard as first perceived by newcomers.
> >From PSL style language U of Wisconsin Style language Track WWW8
> <Quote>
> DSSSL is a proposed presentation specification language for SGML that is now
> a Draft International Standard. While a complete implementation of DSSSL is
> not yet widely available, DSSSL specifications appear to work well for
> documents that are primary textual. DSSSL is a complex language based on
> Scheme that support many data types. While it is very powerful it appears
> inaccessible to end users.
> </quote>
> I won't say more and let everybody take their own conclusions.
> regards
> Didier PH Martin
> mailto:martind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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