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Re: Publishing tool ideas for W3C editors

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2000 13:01:21 -0400
Message-ID: <39773061.226B2580@w3.org>
To: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
CC: spec-prod@w3.org
Paul Grosso wrote:
> 
> At 11:53 2000 07 20 -0400, Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> >Paul Grosso wrote:
> >> >2) Would people with expertise in xslt volunteer to help
> >> >   create the xhtml->xml translation?
> >>
> >> I don't understand this--is there a typo here?  What does
> >> it mean to go from xhtml to xml?
> >
> >transform an xhtml document to the common XML format.
> 
> You mean, transform an arbitrary xhtml document to one
> conforming to the xmlspec DTD?

Not arbitrary. We would require the use of some predefined
classes and/or organization.

 -Ian
 
> I think that requires magic more powerful than that
> required to build the perpetual motion machine (something
> about the second law of thermodynamics comes to mind) here.

That's another project we're working on...

> What am I missing?
> 
> paul
> 
> p.s. I agree with the rest of your comments.

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