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Re: Default XSL stylesheet for XHTML documents

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2000 22:20:55 +0200
Message-ID: <39D8EE27.5C2D55D2@w3.org>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: Ian Hickson <ianh@netscape.com>, www-style@w3.org

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * "Ian Hickson" <ianh@netscape.com> wrote:
> | > Is there any defaut XSL stylesheet for XHTML documents or does anyone work
> on
> | > such a stylesheet or is someone planning to do so?
> |
> | The XSL stylesheet that maps every element to itself and then links in the
> | default HTML CSS stylesheet would be an appropriate XSL default
> stylesheet...

No it wouldn't. But it would be a fine default XSL-T sheet.

> So let me ask, has anyone converted http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/sample.html
> to a XSL Stylesheet that transforms XHTML documents into formatting objetcs
> (as work in progress, of cause, since XSL is still no recommendation)?

I would encourage you to do this and to publish your result. I suspect that
adding a footnote for each link, giving the URL of the link, would also be
a good thing to do.

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