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Re: Missing feature in XSL 1.1

From: David Tolpin <dvd@davidashen.net>
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2003 01:54:36 +0400 (AMT)
Message-Id: <200312262154.hBQLsaJV041489@adat.davidashen.net>
To: xsl-editors@w3.org

Jirka,

for this problem, a pin is a good thing. rx:pinpoint had been implemented
as an extension in RenderX XEP a year and a half ago.

http://xep.xattic.com/lists/xep-support/0043.html

David Tolpin
http://davidashen.net/

> >> quite easy extensions. Suppose that XSL-FO would have facility for 
> >> creating auxiliary XML document. You will be able to add elements to 
> >> this document by some FO like
> >> 
> >> <fo:pin class="image" id="p023"/>
> >> 
> >> This instruction will expand to element which content will be actual 
> >> page number (e.g. 42):
> >> 
> >> <pin class="image" id="p023>42</pin>
> >> 
> > 
> > Why not just add "inside" and "outside" values to attribute "float"?
> > It is already done as an extension in RenderX XEP, and work quite well.
> 
> OK. For particular issue connected with floats your solution works well. 
> But other requirements are not so easy to achieve by simple addition of 
> property values. Quite general mechanism like auxiliary file (pins) can 
> solve many different tasks. In my books I preffer to have dynamic 
> crossreferences like:
> 
> see table 3.1
> see table 3.1 on the following page
> see table 3.1 on page 342
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