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Re: xsl-fo first anniversary

From: W. Eliot Kimber <eliot@isogen.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2002 08:53:59 -0500
Message-ID: <3DB163F7.1060308@isogen.com>
To: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.ox.ac.uk>
CC: www-xsl-fo@w3.org

Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> On Fri, 2002-10-18 at 21:57, W. Eliot Kimber wrote:
> (an interesting version of events. I still claim you mention Brian Reid.
> and LaTeX is a product of the 1980s).

Thanks for the clarification. Whose is Brian Reid? Please educate us.

>>   - XSL FO recommendation published. Four implementations availble: 
>>FOP, XEP, XSL Formatter, and Epic (partial implementation)
> Feel free to write PassiveTeX out of history; it was formatting
> (pre-rec) XSL FO documents in summer 1999, along with the predecessor to
> XEP. see Montreal conference that summer. 

I was not aware of PassiveTeX--it's omission was not intentional. 
Clearly I wasn't paying attention in that session of the conference. And 
I must admit that I've only been tracking FO closely for the last year, 
so I appologize for failing to mention anything done before that time.

> and no-one ever seems to mention the IBM implementation. does it still
> exist?

I also didn't know there was an IBM implementation.


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