Re: XML/XSL on the client for dynamic UI
I think he was referring to the complex XSL logic... Scott ----- Original Message ----- From: Kaganovich, Yevgeniy (Eugene) <ykaganovich@xxxxxxxxxxx> To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 1999 6:03 PM Subject: RE: XML/XSL on the client for dynamic UI > Ken, > > Not sure if this is what you meant, but to expatiate on your point : > > Other than lack of complient browsers, I can see no good reason why the end > user should not have access to the semantic information of a document. If > you want to keep information from being accessible, you should not > distribute it in the first place, not just hide it within HTML. You can use > XSLT on your data to produce another XML document, containing appropriate > ammount of information, and then serve it to the client along with a > stylesheet. (I do hope no one has a problem with XML->XML transformations > taking place on the server side :) > > BTW, just because you make it uncomfortable to extract semantic information > by putting it into HTML format, doesn't mean you make it impossible: tools > like W4F (http://db.cis.upenn.edu/W4F/) seem very capable of getting it out > of HTML and back into the "righteous" form. > > - Y. > > -----Original Message----- > From: disco [mailto:disco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 1999 5:14 PM > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Re: XML/XSL on the client for dynamic UI > > > Mmm, I realized when I first heard the term "semantic firewall" yesterday > that I had put my foot squarely in my mouth. You have a very good point, > which I hadn't thought of at all before. > > ...which goes to show that "always" is a very loaded thing to say, > especially when I'm just wrong :) > > Dan > > > But what if I need a semantic firewall ... something to either "protect" > my > > data, or to leverage my data into two kinds of product: one semantic-less > > or semantic-free to one set of clients, and one semantic-rich to customers > > > willing to pay me more for that richness? > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > > > 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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