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RE: Multiple result-documents, client-side transformations, and U RIs

From: <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 10:41:57 +0100
Message-ID: <9B66BBD37D5DD411B8CE00508B69700F049E17A5@pborolocal.rnib.org.uk>
To: Michael.Kay@softwareag.com, bsmedberg@covad.net, public-qt-comments@w3.org

> B. Smedberg wrote:
> > 
> > After further reading, I now understand that the href specified in 
> > result-document is relative to an implementation-defined URI. 
> > And that 
> > the nature of this URI is outside the scope of the XSLT spec.
> > 
> > However, I still feel that a standardized protocol for 
> (absolute URI) 
> > linking to result-documents would be a significant aid, 
> even if these 
> > links were transformed internally by browser 
> implementations to other 
> > formats. Is there a WG to consider the xslt: URI scheme as a 
> > separate spec?
> > 
> I don't think this is within the scope of the XSL WG's 
> activity. Although
> the activity seems worthwhile, I don't think I can offer 
> advice on how it
> would be best to pursue this: you need to talk to other 
> vendors in the same
> line of business to see whether there is scope for agreeing a common
> approach.
> Michael Kay

Perhaps to bring it closer to the WG's sphere of interest,
using the document function, in 1.0, produces quite a variety of 
results; with minimal consistancy.
http://www.dpawson.co.uk/xsl/rfc2396/ shows the lack of consistancy.

One of the authors of the rfc states that the update is currently being
  It does leave a mess behind, even if out of scope of the wg.
http://www.w3.org/Addressing/rfc1738.txt may be an improvement, I don't

The reference from the current wd's is definately within your remit,
especially after the comments on this thread.

are there alternatives?

regards DaveP



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