Re: Default XSL stylesheet for XHTML documents

* "Ian Hickson" <> wrote:
| > So let me ask, has anyone converted
| > to a XSL Stylesheet that transforms XHTML documents into formatting
| > (as work in progress, of cause, since XSL is still no recommendation)?
| I do not know the answer to your question.
| However, your question brings to mind a bigger question: Why Bother?

Conversion to PDF for printing and document exchange when XHTML+CSS isn't

| Why would one want to transform a semantics-full HTML document that is
| readable on all platforms using any output media and that uses
| internationally understood structural markup, with a semantic-free XSL:FO
| file that is only readable using the intended output media on platforms
| that support that media, and that cannot be processed by any application
| to return it to its original state?

This problem is discussed by Håkon Lie, see

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