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DSSSL examples available

From: Jon Bosak <bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 1997 22:42:02 -0800
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Subject: DSSSL examples available

Students of DSSSL, the International Standard language for
stylesheets, will be interested in the availability of a graduated
series of example stylesheets intended to introduce DSSSL basics.  The
series currently includes the following:


   A trivial markup language for mail messages is defined and then a
   series of increasingly more complex (but still very simple)
   stylesheets is presented to show the most basic DSSSL constructs.



   A markup language for testaments (religious works) is defined and
   an annotated stylesheet is provided for making formatted copies of
   testaments.  A pointer is provided to a collection of major
   religious works to which the example stylesheet can be applied.



   A markup language for the plays of Shakespeare is defined and an
   annotated stylesheet is provided for making formatted copies of
   plays.  A pointer is provided to a collection of the complete
   plays of Shakespeare to which the example stylesheet can be


An electronic version of the DSSSL standard that runs under Windows
3.1 and later is available; get the four files


and follow the directions in the README file.

All of the files referred to above can also be obtained by anonymous
FTP from sunsite.unc.edu and its mirrors.

For further information about DSSSL (ISO/IEC 10179), including copies
of the International Standard, see


For a copy of Jade, the DSSSL engine used to format the examples, see


 Jon Bosak, Online Information Technology Architect, Sun Microsystems
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