Re: Simple API for XSL?

Subject: Re: Simple API for XSL?
From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 1999 15:56:57 -0500
At 12:39 PM 2/17/99 -0600, Paul Presod wrote:
>It seems to me that an XSL processor is just a SAX filter that takes a
>stylesheet as an argument. The "simple API for XSL" is the SAX filter API.

For once, I agree 100% with Paul.  I'm quite happy with SAX as an API for
transmitting all kinds of XML information, including XSL information.
Tools for converting SAX to a DOM tree (Docuverse DOM - and back again (DOM parser, at are readily available.  

The SAX filter model is a great way (I think) to make changes to XML
documents using  modular tools (including XSL tools, like XT) at low cost.

Folks may want to take a look at the SAX 1.1 (now called ModSAX?)
discussions on the xml-dev list, if you have a case for additional needed

Simon St.Laurent
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