RE: [xsl] XSL stylesheet for XHTML

Subject: RE: [xsl] XSL stylesheet for XHTML
From: "Chris Bayes" <chris@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 23:09:15 -0000
Well true but why not? But a *good* presentational thing might be ok for
some things. I don't need to know that it was once an H1 if it has <span
style="font-size 24pt". I was just musing. If you can go one way then
why not the other?

Ciao Chris

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> Subject: RE: [xsl] XSL stylesheet for XHTML
> Chris Bayes writes:
>  > Maybe I'm wrong here but is there something that goes the 
> other way? It  > might be cool to go to fo then reverse it 
> back to html to produce a html  > slide/page thingy sort of 
> thing. Just a thought.
> but consider the fact that an original <h1>foo</h1> will be 
> translated to an anonymous <fo:block>, with no means of 
> knowing its once high and mighty status. even if fo had a 
> container for this info, its unlikely to be used reliably.
> so you'll not get back *good* HTML from FO. just purely 
> presentational. that may be ok, but geez, what for?
> Sebastian
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