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Re: References Re: What are the requirements/problems? Re: Working on New Styles for W3C Specifications

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 10:53:36 +0000
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "spec-prod@w3.org" <spec-prod@w3.org>
Message-ID: <521949306F674D56A04A16A7F4146D91@marcosc.com>


On Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 10:42 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 2011-12-14 11:36, Marcos Caceres wrote:
> > ...
> > > I haven't written any of the W3C or IETF specs that I wrote in a Web
> > > Browser. Given that, I don't understand why support by Web Browsers
> > > would be relevant. Maybe you can explain.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > My idea was basically to XHR the /TR/biblio file and just generate the bibliography dynamically for W3C specs. That way, I don't have to do any maintenance and I always get the freshest information from /TR/. Tools like Respec.js could do the same also (it's own bibliography file is constantly, and unnecessarily, falling out of date).
> > ...
> 
> 
> curl and XSLT are your friends for this; I don't see why XHR or a 
> browser are needed here.

Argh, I don't want to learn XSLT and XPath also :( I already know selectors and javascript; that should be enough.  
Received on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 10:54:07 GMT

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