Re: Can XSL/XSLT draw nodes/applets

Subject: Re: Can XSL/XSLT draw nodes/applets
From: Francis Norton <francis@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 09:12:23 +0100
See for a outline markup
language that was posted yesterday to xml-dev by Dave Winer. I've looked
at some of the SVG demos at, and an opml->svg
transform looks to me like a very interesting little project.


Wendell Piez wrote:
> Yenhooi,
> Some people (including me) have done some experiments using XSLT to drive
> the creation of SVG (an XML-based vector graphics format) to get pictures,
> including pictures of tree structures, from XML. And yes, it is fairly slow
> (though not necessarily as slow as alternative approaches). But depending
> on your needs, you might be able to get away with this approach.
> Cheers,
> Wendell
> At 07:52 PM 9/14/00 +0900, you wrote:
> >I began learning XML a few months ago and found myself brought to XSL/XSLT.
> >I am trying to know if XSLT enables the drawing of tree-structured
> >nodes/applet (not the explorer like TreeViewer we see in XML parsers'
> >examples) like the ones you can draw using JAVA, but it's really slow. I
> >searched the archive using "graph" or "nodes" but couldn't come up with
> >anything close, no luck with the XSL/XSLT specifications as well. Can
> >anyone broaden my horizons.
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >Yenhooi
> >

Francis Norton.

why not?

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