RE: [xsl] XML to RTF with XSL?

Subject: RE: [xsl] XML to RTF with XSL?
From: "Kevin Duffey" <kevin.duffey@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 10:16:06 -0800
Is RTF binary? I thought RTF was text based, with tags or something that
describe the file. I wonder how long it will be before word processors and
what not support XML output, or use it for everything.

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> [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Linda van den
> Brink
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> Subject: RE: [xsl] XML to RTF with XSL?
> > My guess is this is more stright forward in OmniMark/Perl
> > than it will be in
> > DSSSL and XSLT, but it should be doable with any of these tools.
> Thanks for your description of your process to create a
> conversion program,
> that's very useful! I'm going to be dealing with up- and down-conversions
> and transformations a lot in the near future.
> But I suspect that right now it's most straightforward to create an
> XML-to-RTF stylesheet in DSSSL, since I can use the OpenJade processor to
> process DSSSL and it has an RTF backend. I played around with
> this a bit in
> the past and all I had to do was create element rules along the line of:
> for elements named ... make a paragraph, set the font size to ... points,
> and the font family to ...
> Then OpenJade knows how to make RTF from those rules. I don't
> know RTF code
> and don't really want to learn it... That's why I was hoping there was an
> XML+XSL processor that could do the same thing as OpenJade with
> SGML/XML and
> Linda
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