A weaker XSL?

Paul Prescod paul at prescod.net
Thu Feb 4 18:05:00 GMT 1999

Peter Seibel wrote:
> At 05:17 AM 2/4/99 , Michael.Kay at icl.com wrote:
> >> Is there a possibility for creating a sub-set of
> >> XSL that would work on a stream instead of
> >> requiring a complete document object?
> >
> >Funny you should ask that, I've been experimenting over the last few days to
> >see whether I could build such a thing on top of SAXON. Not actually easy to
> >do as a pure subset, but I think one can do something that feels quite
> >XSL-like.
> So I obviously lack imagination or understanding of all the intricacies of
> XSL -- what can you express in XSL that you couldn't implement on top of SAX?

How do I build a table of contents that is output BEFORE the document
without reading the whole input before I start to output?

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

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