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Article: Printing XML: Why CSS Is Better than XSL

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| Printing XML: Why CSS Is Better than XSL |
| from the anything-you-can-do-i-can-do-better dept. |
| posted by michael on Thursday January 20, @10:45 (The Internet) |
| http://developers.slashdot.org/artic.../01/20/1424220 |
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An anonymous contributor writes "XML.com just published an article
titled [0]Printing XML: Why CSS Is Better than XSL written by Michael
Day and [1]Håkon Wium Lie. The article was written in response to
[2]Norm Walsh's claim that [3]CSS will never fix [printing]. Did you
hear me? CSS will never fix it!. The article shows how a [4]100-line CSS
style sheet gives you the same formatted version of [5]W3C's Webarch as
the [6]1000-line XSL style sheet by using [7]Prince."

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Links:
0. http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2005/01/19/print.html
1. http://people.opera.com/howcome
2. http://nwalsh.com/~ndw/
3. http://norman.walsh.name/2004/12/07/webarchPdf
4. http://people.opera.com/howcome/2005...m/forprint.css
5. http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/
6. http://norman.walsh.name/2004/12/15/...es/html2fo.xsl
7. http://www.yeslogic.com/
Jul 21 '05 #1
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[0]Printing XML: Why CSS Is Better than XSL written by Michael Day and
[1]Håkon Wium Lie. (...) using [7]Prince."
Okay, one is envolved with Prince, but why is the other one promoting that
instead of making his company's product print better? Not owning a printer
myself, I don't care much anyway.
Discuss this story at: [/.]


What the fuck? This is Usenet! This is where discussion was invented,
popularized and, after considerable experience, declared futile.

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Jul 21 '05 #2

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