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Subject: RE: DOCBOOK-APPS: DocBook and JadeTex: Left and Right HeadersandFooters

Thank you all for your responses.  I really did not mean to stir up any
passions. I will look at the non-jave xsl tools that have been pointed out.

> -----Original Message-----
> Juan R. Migoya writes:
>  > I agree: but I switched to Apache FOP some months ago, just to
>  > discover that from version 0.15 to version 0.16 the changes were of
>  > such magnitude that my XSL should be rebuilt. I would appreciate if
>  > somebody can describe the (REAL) actual state of FOP.
> It's moving fast, aiming at conformance to the candidate
> recommendation
> of XSL FO. what more can one say? Its useable. PassiveTeX and XEP are
> probably better at present, but FOP is developing well.
>  > Also: I can't use the Docbook DTD but at the cost of building a
>  > whole XSLT from scratch.  My docs are not Docbxml compatibles.
> ah well, there you have a problem.
>  > Also: After trying to learn Scheme, I must switch to XSLT. Ok, I
>  > wouldn't have a big problem but, after all, I found the tools very
>  > unstable.
> the XSLT tools??? I'd have said they were really very good.
>  > You mention 5 or 6 tools: I would appreciate a link to some site
>  > about them. For the time being, I only know about FOP.
> the W3C XSL FO pages have links to various implementations. the six I
> know of are
>  - FOP
>  - XEP (www.renderx.com)
>  - PassiveTeX (users.ox.ac.uk/~rahtz/passivetex/)
>  - Arbortext Epic
>  - Antenna House
>  - Unicorn XSL FO
>  > All this said, I reckon things and changing fast and I can't keep
>  > with it, but I pray for some stable tool wich allows documentation
>  > generation and management.  I would pay for such tool if I can
>  > thorougly test it.
> have you looked at www.renderx.com?
> sebastian
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