ANN: xslide 0.2b1 XSL mode for Emacs

Subject: ANN: xslide 0.2b1 XSL mode for Emacs
From: Tony Graham <tgraham@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2000 02:30:06 -0400 (EST)
Revision 0.2 Beta 1 of the xslide package for an Emacs major mode for
editing XSL stylesheets is available at:

Subsequent beta releases of xslide 0.2 might not be announced, but the
latest version will always be available at the above URL.  The release
of a stable xslide 0.2 will be announced.

Feedback on the usability of the new features is requested.

Features of xslide revision 0.2b1 include:

 - XSL customization groups for setting some variables

 - Initial stylesheet inserted into empty XSL buffers;

 - "Template" menu for jumping to template rules in the buffer;

 - `xsl-process' function that runs an XSL processor and collects the

 - Predefined `xsl-process' command line templates and error regexps
   for XT and Saxon;

 - Font lock highlighting so that the important information stands

 - `xsl-complete' function for inserting element and attribute names;

 - `xsl-insert-tag' function for inserting matching start- and

 - Improved automatic completion of end-tags;

 - Improved automatic indenting of elements; and

 - Comprehensive abbreviations table to further ease typing.

xslide is a work in progress.  Code contributions and suggestions for
improvements are always welcome.  Use the `xsl-submit-bug-report'
function to report bugs.


Tony Graham
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