[rfc-i] xml2rfc v2 to v3 prototype converter available
tony at att.com
Thu Oct 23 14:42:20 PDT 2014
On 10/23/14, 4:50 PM, Nico Williams wrote:
> (I'm curious as to why you didn't use XSLT. Some schema conversions
> can be very difficult using XSLT 2 and all but impossible with XSLT 1.
> But this change should have been simple enough with XSLT 2, i think.
> I admit I've not looked closely at this, and probably never will; I'm
> just curious. Thanks.)
Take your pick:
*) I wanted as much of the original source to be preserved as possible,
including whitespace, newlines and XML comments.
*) I know that there are issues with at least some versions of XSLT
dealing with DOCTYPE
*) I wanted to be able to control the handling of <?xml ?>, DOCTYPE and
*) I wanted to be able to provide error feedback and some forms of recovery
*) I'm more familiar with Jim Clark's XML library and its derivatives
than I am xslt
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