Re: Is it time for an XSLT-list?
I think it's a very good idea, is there a way to contact to the xsl owner? Best regards, Omar Linda van den Brink wrote: > > I wonder if it's time for those of us who aren't interested > > in IE5 1998 XSL > > to take ourselves off to a new XSLT-list, where hopefully > > these people won't > > find us? > > I wonder if that's a good solution; it would be like fleeing and going in > hiding, wouldn't it? Also, it would be a shame if XSLT-beginners, who may > innocently be using IE5 and thinking they're dealing with XSLT, and who may > be ready to switch to a better XSLT processor when we advise them to, would > not be able to find us. I understand and share your frustration, though. > > Maybe a not-so-bad idea would be is to have a standard reply for people > using ie5-xsl, along the lines of > > "You are (probably) using ie5 XSL, which is very different from the XSLT > standard. Discussion of ie5-xsl is off-topic for this mailing list. We > advise you to: > - if you need to use ie5-xsl for some reason, take your question to > Microsoft's newsgroup for XSL, microsoft.public.xsl > - if you do not need to use ie5 with XSL, but you want to (e.g. to be > introduced to XSLT), use the latest upgrade of MSXML, which supports a > (growing) subset of XSLT instead of the old version of XSL. Go to > http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/webtechnology/xml/msxml.asp > - if you do not need/want to use ie5-xsl, e.g. to learn XSLT or to use XSLT > in a development/production environment, switch to one of the compliant XSLT > processors, such as SAXON, xt, or Xalan." > > To limit the size of the reply email, we could add this standard reply to > the FA@ and then link to it from the reply email, of course stripping all > redundant text from the original mail when replying. > > Linda > > 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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