Subject: Re: XSLT vs JSP
From: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 1 Jul 1999 22:42:30 +0100 (BST)
Chuck Robey writes:
 > Oh, I find nothing wrong with the tool, Sebastian, but I wish there
 > could be a standard markup to be used with such a tool, so that the
 > sources could be standardized.
i betcha I could translate properly-used "mm" or ms" groff. trouble
is, I bet it isn't well used! Like LaTeX is concetually easy to
transform if its properly used, but it usually isnt

 > *authors*, not even editors, use troff ... if it is that simple, why
 > cannot W3C make a markup system that is simple enough to describe it?

why should they? W3C are not the be all and end all in the world, and
I would say its absolutely none of their business defining general
purpose markups for me to write books. 


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