RE: how does it fit in with the web
I think approach 1 is most common. Another possibility, which you don't mention, is that the web browser has an XSL processor that understands XSL formatting objects, it downloads the XML file and renders it according to the corresponding XSL stylesheet. This approach doesn't use HTML at all. There is a perl implementation of XSL mentioned at http://www.xmlsoftware.com/xsl/ I don't know how complete and up to date it is, but you can take a look! Linda -----Original Message----- From: Sam.Walker [mailto:Sam.Walker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 1999 2:50 PM To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: how does it fit in with the web I am very new to XSL and XML and don't quite understand how it fits in with the web? Is it intended that 1. an XSL processor sits on the server end, and generates html files? Or 2. the web browser has an XSL processor, and so it downloads the XML file and corresponding XSL style sheet and generates the html itself? Does anyone know of any perl implementations of an XSL processor? Sam 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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