Re: (dsssl) Heresy

Subject: Re: (dsssl) Heresy
From: Tim McDaniel <tmcd@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 6 Apr 2003 23:35:00 -0500 (CDT)
On Sat, 5 Apr 2003, John W. Shipman <john@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Obligatory DSSSL content: Could I have done this application in
> DSSSL, assuming I had a few months to spend crawling on my hands and
> knees through the DSSSL specification and another few months
> learning to use it?

I eventually found the DSSSL standard in PDF, and searching it did
help some.  (Well, except that if you're in Adobe Acrobat Reader on
Linux and search for something that's not in the file, the program

> so the only way to learn DSSSL is from the spec.

What was a great help was that this list is arched on the Web and it's
not marked "no robots", so the Google(tm) brand Web search engine sees
it and searches it.  Y'all didn't see several questions because I
thought to look there and think thru some puzzling answers.  Some code
examples (were they at mulberrytech?  I don't recall) greatly helped

Tim McDaniel (home); Reply-To: tmcd@xxxxxxxxx; work is tmcd@xxxxxxxxxxx

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