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Re: Exploring new vocabularies for HTML

From: William F Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2008 17:50:21 -0400
To: public-html@w3.org, www-math@w3.org
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Pete Forman <pete.forman@westerngeco.com> writes:

> At 2008-03-31 15:12 +0100, David Carlisle wrote:
>>There have been several attempts to provide "simplified"
>>linear non xml syntax for xslt together with pre-processors to convert
>>to the xml form, but as far as I can tell, they have never been popular
>>or widely used.
>
> On the other hand, RNC and RNG co-exist happily.

Indeed.

But for translations something like sgmlspl (perl) is (1) more
compactly written, (2) more powerful, and (3) better for writing
non-xml output formats.  So unless you're using dynamic xslt, why
bother?

                                    -- Bill
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