Re: SGML output from XSL?

Subject: Re: SGML output from XSL?
From: Paul Prescod <paul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 1999 03:35:55 -0600
"Borden, Jonathan" wrote:
> XSL can output HTML because HTML can be made well-formed. 

Not really. HTML's idea of a well-formed empty element is different from

> XSL always creates
> well-formed documents.

In the abstract XSL always creates a well-formed document but the spec.
leaves open the possibility that an actual get-your-hands-dirty
implementation could generate whatever it needed: non XML SGML (i.e.
HTML), binary goo or whatever. See the NOTE in teh middel of 2.2 .

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

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