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Re: HTML to XML

Subject: Re: HTML to XML
From: "Duane Nickull" <duane@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 1999 13:07:26 -0800
Re: HTML to XML
Further to my earlier post,  the HTML to XML transformation is only valid on
properly formed html.  When we parse the HTML described in the earlier POST
(XHML),  we ignore all tags except those which start with the prefix
namespace (in our case <xhml:foo>).

I do not think there would be any purpose to transforming any tags from html
with the exception of properly constructed <html><head><title><body><p>
tags.

This may be wrong thinking as I am only looking at it from my onw purposes.
Soemone may have a purpose other than my own for which this makes sense.

Duane Nickull
----- Original Message -----
From: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 1999 1:48 AM
Subject: Re: HTML to XML


> Marco.Mistroni@xxxxxxxxx writes:
>  > has anyone written a stylesheet for converting HTML to XML???i would
>  > be interested to talk for exchanging some ideas..
>
> it would be impressive if it had been done, since HTML is (almost)
> never well-formed XML, and so would not make it past the initial
> parse of the XSL processor....
>
> Dave Raggett's "tidy" seems to do as good a job as any
>
> Sebastian
>
>
>  XSL-List info and archive:  http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list


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