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Re: Technology preview of the Microsoft XSL Processor

From: Chad D. Zimmerman <chad@dabcc-www.nmsu.edu>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 1998 11:53:14 -0700 (MST)
To: Chris Wilson <cwilso@MICROSOFT.com>
cc: "'CSS&FP WG'" <w3c-css-wg@w3.org>, "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980109115035.5797C-100000@dabcc-www.nmsu.edu>

Looks like it could be usefull.  But will it work in Netscape, Opera,
and GNUScape.  And on the Mac, Linux, UNIX as well though?  

If it doesn't I would sugest more development.


On Fri, 9 Jan 1998, Chris Wilson wrote:

> > Dear all,
> > 
> We are pleased to announce a technology preview of the Microsoft XSL
> Processor based on the "Proposal for XSL" (jointly submitted to the W3C in
> September by Microsoft, Inso Corporation, and Arbortext).  This early
> release is intended to allow for prototyping and validation of the ideas
> described in the Proposal for XSL, and to share our early implementation
> experience with the Web community.
> 
> > The Microsoft XSL Processor transforms XML-based data into HTML and CSS
> > using an XSL stylesheet, and implements many of the features described in
> > the "Proposal for XSL".  The XSL Processor is available in two packages:
> > *	The Microsoft XSL ActiveX Control uses an XSL stylesheet to display
> > XML data directly within web pages and applications.
> > *	The Microsoft XSL Command-line Utility produces an HTML document
> > from an XML document and an XSL stylesheet.
> > 
> > The Microsoft XSL Processor can be found at
> > http://www.microsoft.com/xml/xsl.  This newly launched XSL portion of the
> > XML web site features:
> > *	Downloads and instructions for the two Microsoft XSL Processor
> > packages.
> > *	Sample stylesheets and live demos.
> > *	An XSL Tutorial, describing the concepts behind XSL and the
> > available features of the Microsoft XSL Processor.
> > *	Links to the Proposal for XSL, and other XSL information.
> > 
> > Note: The above URL is located within the XML area of the Microsoft Web
> > site, which has also been expanded and moved to
> > http://www.microsoft.com/xml.
> > 
> -Chris Wilson
> 

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