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Re: OT: <table chart="pie">

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 10:14:43 +0100
Message-ID: <46AB0903.1050600@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

Pascal Germroth wrote:
> Rikkert Koppes wrote:
>> A way to do this is applying a xsl stylesheet to the table (either via
>> script or an included stylesheet) and transforming the thing to an svg
>> piechart.
>>
>> I have in fact done this before with a transformation to a standard
>> graph. By applying this transformation via scripting, you could still
>> display the data as a table for browsers that do not support xsl
>> transformations and svg rendering.
> 
> Why would you use XSL-T, if scripting is available? Especially doing

The general reason for avoiding scripting is that it is too powerful, 
which means that, it is much easier to make subtle mistakes, and once a 
browser enables it, the chances of being exploited greatly increase.


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