Re: (dsssl) Heresy

Subject: Re: (dsssl) Heresy
From: Yann Dirson <ydirson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2003 09:32:30 +0200
On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 08:08:25PM -0800, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> Paul> You should know that you can program any special-purpose
> Paul> solution you want, but for specifying tree transformations in a
> Paul> standard way using a general-purpose language there is nothing
> Paul> close to DSSSL.  People are "satisfied" with XSLT because they
> Paul> don't imagine anything better (to paraphrase Ted Nelson), or,
> Paul> like Ken Holman, they have to follow the money.
> <bait>So is there ever going to be a free implementation of the full
> DSSSL spec?</bait> 

Feel free to contribute to openjade :) - well, or to BigDieSeL[1] if you
prefer, but the path is longer, although I'd appreciate any help ;)


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