Re: XML Binding Language (XBL) 2.0 -- Agenda item?

On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 17:46:44 +0100, Henry S. Thompson <>  
> But your reply, which is echoed in the spec., confuses me.  When I
> point my browser at an XML document with an <?xml-stylesheet. . .?>
> PI, e.g. [1], in what sense does anything "alter the underlying DOM"?
> The XML DOM is left alone, an new HTML DOM is built, and rendered.
> XSLT is spec'd to produce a new, distinct result tree, certainly not
> to modify its input. . .


   Original DOM -> XSLT -> New DOM


   Original DOM

XBL only affects the rendering tree (where I mean rendering in a  
media-neutral way) while the DOM stays the same. It also has the features  
T.V Raman mentioned such as binding behaviors to an element.

> [1]

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Monday, 29 January 2007 16:57:06 UTC