Re: Question - Please answer as best you can with what
When you view source, you will see a processing instruction at the top. the page uses: http://www.worldofwarcraft.com/new-hp/layout/layout.xsl On Mon, 2008-05-05 at 14:36 -0400, Dan Acuff wrote: > There is a website called www.worldofwarcraft.com > > Many times, (I think now they have a splash page up so it might mess up > the home page), the home page extension is litterally .xml. > > What I want to know is how are they rendering the pages? > > Do you think they are using lots of XML/XSL to create the pages? > > How do they get a .xml page to load, yet with so many graphics. > > I want to see about emulating them to that level of sophistication. > > Is it just a veil, and somehow the .xml extension gets on there > accidentally or can we really make such amazing sites now with a .xml > extension. > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Jay Bryant [mailto:jay@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: Monday, May 05, 2008 2:32 PM > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Re: XSLT Programmer's Reference 4th Edition > > I'll get two: one for me and one for a friend whose job is now forcing > her down the XML/XSL path (about time from my point of view, of course). > > Thanks, Mike. > > Jay Bryant > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2008 3:28 AM > Subject: XSLT Programmer's Reference 4th Edition > > > > >Just read the relevant W3 Specs and any good XSLT book. > > > > Speaking of which, the 4th edition of my "XSLT 2.0 Programmer's > Reference" > > is now finally in my hands, so although it has been pre-announced > several > > times on this list, I thought I might say a few words about it. > > > > In production terms, the publishers seem to have done an excellent > job. > > XSLT > > and XPath are now back in one book, and although this is now over 1300 > > pages, the paper quality and binding are much better than the 3rd > edition, > > and the book is no thicker or heavier than the 900-page XSLT volume of > the > > 3rd edition. I know that many readers give the book heavy use and > complain > > about it falling apart; hopefully the hard cover format will make this > > > less > > likely in future. The publishers have also fixed all the > > frequently-reported > > problems in the previous edition: the diagrams are much improved, > there is > > a > > vastly better index, and above all the alphabetically-organized > chapters > > now > > have running page headers that tell you where you are in the chapter. > It's > > also easy to find the right chapter by virtue of printed marks on the > page > > edges. > > > > The changes to the content are largely (a) to bring XSLT and XPath > back > > together into one volume, (b) to bring the content up-to-date with the > > > final > > W3C specifications of January 2007, (c) miscellaneous updating of > product > > information, etc, and (d) correction of errors. > > > > Michael Kay > > http://www.saxonica.com/
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