Re: [xsl] Visual XHTML diff

Subject: Re: [xsl] Visual XHTML diff
From: Aaron Gray <aaronngray.lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2009 16:08:41 +0000
2009/12/28 Michael M|ller-Hillebrand <mmh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Am 24.12.2009 um 23:40 schrieb Aaron Gray:
> >> You have both missed my point. I want an XSLT stylesheet to compared
> >> or merge XML(XBEL)/XHTML files resulting in XHTML or XBEL output
> >> files. Maybe I shouldhave not said "Visual".
> >>>>> I am wondering how to do a visual diff of two XHTML files, one newer
> >>>>> one and a second older one, showing new text in green and
> >>>> old text in
> >>>>> red strike through.
> >>>>> I need to do this in XSLT 1.0 if it is at all possible, although I
> >>>>> would have thought it was as its a Turin computable problem.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Many thanks in advance,
> >
> > Anyone give me any clue how to approach this problem ?


Thanks for the reply.

> Apparently this is not a task that would be very easy to do in XSL,
depending on the level of detail you want in the result. >It would be no fun
at all to implement a longest common string algorithm in XSL 1.0. So, it seems
most solutions use >other tools to prepare something which could then be
turned into a visual representation in a way you like.

Right, I thought it would be a tough problem if possible at all.

> I am currently evaluating those options to handle the diff task:
> * [not under development]
> * [active development]
> * [author says a new version is under

Okay, please let me know what you find. I will have a look too, when I
get the time and right head on.

I had been considering a DOM based solution too.



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