Re: Future of XSL-FO at W3C??
** Reply to message from AndrewWatt2000@a... on Fri, 18 Oct 2002 08:48:57 EDT > > Why is it easier to generate class="foo" in the XSLT together with > > some css styling for .foo than to generate that set of attributes > > directly in the XSLT using an attribute set or variable containing a set > > of attribute nodes? I don't understand. > > David, > > If a document / page / site is to be re-styled it is much easier, and more > efficient, to simply change an external CSS style sheet than to adjust > presentation attributes everywhere in a document. I'm in complete agreement here. Once I have created the general structure of a document using FO, I often need to tweak the layout parameters, and it would be easier if I could do this by editing an external CSS stylesheet, rather than by having to regenerate the FO. Cheers, Tony. ==== Anthony B. Coates, Information & Software Architect mailto:abcoates@T... MDDL Editor (Market Data Definition Language) http://www.mddl.org/
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