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[Bug 14689] xml-stylesheet with type=text/xsl needs to be handled explicitly

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Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2012 10:01:33 +0000
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--- Comment #36 from Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> ---
+1, but:

(In reply to comment #35)
> The XML Core WG considered this issue again at our face-to-face[1]. We
> recognize that it's too late to attempt to get normative changes into this
> version of the spec. We're still committed to helping move something forward
> normatively in this or another spec in the future.
> In the meantime, we suggest a note along the following lines (editor, salt
> to taste) in section 5.6.3:
>   Note: Many existing user agents support the 'text/xsl' (or
>   'application/xslt+xml') style sheet type, with XSLT [ref] as the

IE and Firefox support application/xslt+xml. Change requests to Apple, Chrome,
and Opera have been ignored so far. See

>   relevant supported styling language. When the browsing context has a
>   StyleSheet of that style sheet type, such agents transform the
>   current XML document using the XSLT stylesheet retrieved from the
>   style sheet location (typically supplied via an xml-stylesheet
>   processing instruction) and rendering (or otherwise processing) the
>   document that results from that transformation. The precise details
>   of this process will be defined in a future specification.
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xml-core-wg/2012Oct/0059.html

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