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RE: xslt stylesheet for xforms to xhtml

From: Robert Trybis <rt@cygnets.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 14:09:18 +0100
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Torsten wrote;
>this is not possible without using extensions. (you need to evaluate
xpaths at 
>runtime) it has been tried before ;-)

Surely this is not completely correct?
Xforms is xml and xhtml is xml so a using xslt to translate between the
two should be possible should it not?

Xforms exists because xhtml was found lacking for forms processing. So
it must follow that there will be some things that can be defined in
xforms that cannot easily be done in xhtml. However if I keep my xforms
simple and self-contained am I not likely to be able to make a usable

I am just learning about xslt and xforms and having a stylesheet, that
converts xforms to xhtml, would teach me a lot - even if its just the
limitations of what can be done. Does anybody know where there is a

Received on Friday, 30 August 2002 09:11:03 UTC

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