RE: Advice on a web site using XML and XSL
Thanks for your reply Craig - you systems sounds pretty interesting. I am also planning on using quite a bit of client side stuff. On the server, I plan to use ASP and COM, which is what I expect is pretty similar to what you did yourselves. All very exciting, but millions of things to think of.... thanks again, steven Steven Livingstone President, AIP Scotland. ceo@xxxxxxxxx http://www.citix.com Join Association of Internet Professionals - http://www.citix.com/aip > -----Original Message----- > From: Craig McLaughlin [SMTP:cmclaughlin@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 30 June 1999 16:49 > To: 'Steven Livingstone, ITS, SENM ' > Subject: RE: Advice on a web site using XML and XSL > > Hi Steve... > > I am currently in the final phases of a global site that uses XML/XSL > quite > extensively. Overall, the integration has gone well. Our site is dynamic > and needs the ability to support multiple languages. We choose not to use > XML/XSL on the client side but instead on the server. In our system, a > page > consists of an html layout with calls to XML/XSL chunks. On some pages we > do over a dozen transform node calls. Both the XML and the XSL are stored > in a SQL Server 7 DB and requested by the layout as needed. Performance > has > been acceptable. > > Good Luck, > Craig McLaughlin > > PS- We are using the MSXML parser (v2.0) > > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Steven Livingstone, ITS, SENM > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; xml-dev@xxxxxxxx > Sent: 6/30/99 7:13 AM > Subject: Advice on a web site using XML and XSL > > I am about to start quite a big web project and would appreciate some > feedback on XML/XSL integration. Below IE5 and Netscape users will > receive a > similar interface. > > For IE5 users I want to make use of XML/XSL, espcecially for my more > content > orientated pages (company information, case studies etc...). My question > is > how much of my site I should develop using these and how much using > HTML/CSS/behaviours etc... or should I integrate them both (experiences > of > doing this would be appreciated). > > Some examples I have looked at use an XML page which is styled using XSL > which contains HTML/CSS and Javascipt. Is this the best way to do it? > > Any example sites - even only IE5 compatable? > > Thanks > Steven > > Steven Livingstone > President, AIP Scotland. > ceo@xxxxxxxxx > http://www.citix.com > > Join Association of Internet Professionals - http://www.citix.com/aip > > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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