Re: AW: XSL Tools

Subject: Re: AW: XSL Tools
From: Paul Prescod <paul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 1999 11:15:46 -0400
john.markor@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> This bring up an interesting point.  Is there an advantage to saving 
the HTML file and delivering a static version to a browser rather than 
>a dynamic version delivered on the fly using XSL and, say IE5 (just for 
> an example.)

For most sites, the advantage of saving the HTML is compatibility with IE
1-4 and Netscape 1-5.

> I've always been under the impressiion that the dynamic delivery is 
> preferable from a management standpoint - could I be wrong here?

In a simple system, XML delivery is easier to manage because you don't
need to continually make sure that the HTML always reflects the XML. In a
slightly more complex system, that management can be handled entirely by
software -- it's a sort of server-side cache.

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

"I don't want you to describe to me -- not ever -- what you were doing
to that poor boy to make him sound like that; but if you ever do it
again, please cover his mouth with your hand," Grandmother said.
	-- John Irving, "A Prayer for Owen Meany"

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