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Subject: Re: Announce: Beginnings of a new XSL stylesheet library for UBL 1.0 documents

At 2004-05-21 11:40 +0100, Pedro Alves wrote:
>On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 06:26:17AM +0300, G. Ken Holman wrote:
> > At 2004-05-20 20:04 -0400, david.lyon@tradalogs.com wrote:
> > >I've had a look at your resources and they seem to look quite good.
> >
> > Thank you ... I'm hoping to complete them soon and am looking for feedback.
>     As soon as I can, I will give you some :) This will be excelent for a
>product we are developing. I chose ubl as the "core" structure and this
>xsl's will come in hand for displaying documents. May I use them? :)

Yes, I wrote these stylesheets so that they can be used by anyone.  You'll 
find in the stylesheets that I use the Modified BSD License which requires 
you to preserve my copyright on my stuff that you use, including the 
hyperlink to our web site.  You can use these in any free or commercial 
system as you wish.

> > Back to your "how to fit them in to some existing system?" question: I'm
> > not sure ... are existing systems modular enough to accommodate XSLT
> > engines and XSL-FO engines in order to exploit my freely-available
> > stylesheets?  I don't know.
> >
> > Perhaps we can start a thread here on UBL-Dev regarding existing systems
> > and their support of print and display.  I'm guessing that existing 
> systems
> > probably use proprietary technologies for rendering rather than "plug and
> > play" XSL stylesheets.
>     My "fit them in to some existing systems" is XSL stylesheets ! IMHO,
>this is the correct way to go!

Amen to that ... I'm trying to promote getting away from proprietary 
technologies by making these freely available.

Thanks, Pedro!

...................... Ken

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