facts, conclusions, and exhortations re XML (long)

Paul Prescod paul at prescod.net
Tue Nov 23 16:35:08 GMT 1999

Michael Champion wrote:
> I agreee with everything else here, but I believe the exact opposite is
> true:  The vast majority of XML client seats supporting XSL use IE5, and Web
> publishers use the IE5 "technology preview" flavor of XSL as a de-facto
> standard.
> I hope I'm wrong ... but if so, what *do* this vast majority of users use?

Server-side XSL or none at all. I don't think I've ever browsed a web
page that used client-side XSL *EXCEPT* as an explicitly highlighted
demo (read "experiment").

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for himself
"Like most religious texts, the XML 1.0 spec has proven itself 
internally-inconsistent, so we're going to have to invent some kind of 
exegetical method now to show how it's really all an allegory." - Anon

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