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Re: How to do XML to XML translation

Subject: Re: How to do XML to XML translation
From: Chris Lilley <chris@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 13:22:24 +0200
chris lilley
Kai Grossjohann wrote:
> >>>>> Chris Lilley <chris@xxxxxx> writes:
>   > To do semantic-preserving, high quality transformations, use a
>   > transformation language, not a style language. I suggest looking at
>   > CoST.
> XSL is powerful enough to do reordering, for instance.

Yes, undoubtedly. But reordering is not the same as transformation.

>  It is quite a bit more powerful than CSS!

People rarely confuse CSS with a transformation language. 

As to the style capabilities of CSS and XSL, well, it is difficult to
compare them in the absence of a specification for the latter.


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