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Re: XSLT non-XML output

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 11:28:35 +0100
To: "Innovimax SARL" <innovimax@gmail.com>
Cc: "Jeni Tennison" <jeni@jenitennison.com>, public-xml-processing-model-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <f5b1wiji9bg.fsf@hildegard.inf.ed.ac.uk>

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Innovimax SARL writes:

> But are we going to tell to people that already have crafted their
> foo2csv or foo2html xslt stylesheet, that if they want to put it into
> XProc, they won't be able to do that ?

Yes.  The cost in complexity throughout the spec. of supporting two
kinds of flows is just way out of proportion to the benefit in the few
cases where non-XML output is really required.

ht
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