Re: (dsssl) DSSSL engines for ASCII output

Subject: Re: (dsssl) DSSSL engines for ASCII output
From: jany.quintard@xxxxxxxxxx
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 10:10:05 +0200 (CEST)
On Sun, 15 Apr 2001, John R. Sheets wrote:

> What's the best way to output straight ASCII, based on a DSSSL
> stylesheet?  I didn't see any Jade backends that would help.  Any
> other tools that I can use for SGML->ASCII transformations?  Am I
> better off sidestepping DSSSL altogether and hacking together a custom
> perl or python script (or whatever) for ASCII output?
For this I use the SGML backend with an entity to build the file and I
output the text using (literal ...).
I think the result is easy to transform using perl, python.

> Hmm, are the XSLT tools any better with ASCII output?
Do not know.
But your input should b, or look like XML.


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