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Re: ISSUE-54 (html5-doctype-vs-xslt): XSLT 1.0 can not generate HTML5 documents [HTML 5 spec]

From: Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 15:43:39 +0100
Message-ID: <4863AB1B.5060600@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
CC: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, HTML Issue Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>

Surely one does not generate HTML(5) /from/ XSLT,
but rather /from/ XML /using/ XSLT.

Philip TAYLOR
--------
Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 2008-06-26 at 14:27 +0300, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>> On Jun 26, 2008, at 11:33, HTML Issue Tracking Issue Tracker wrote:
>>
>>> ISSUE-54 (html5-doctype-vs-xslt): XSLT 1.0 can not generate HTML5  
>>> documents [HTML 5 spec]
>>> Of XSLT's output modes (XML/HTML/TEXT), none can currently be used  
>>> to produce the HTML5 doctype string, as defined in <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#the-doctype 
>>>> .
>>
>> I disagree with the simplified framing of the issue, since it gives  
>> the wrong idea of how little fixing is needed and where the sensible  
>> place for the fix is. The doctype is the least of the problems with  
>> XSLT and HTML5.
> 
> I changed the title to
>   difficulties generating HTML5 from XSLT
> and the shortname to
>   html5-from-xslt
> 
> 
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