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A New Independent Take on HTML Standards and How to Use My XML Templates in Practice

Almost since childhood I had two dreams: to discover algebraic general topology and to make my own XML standard on automatic conversion between XML namespaces. This article is related to the second topic. More specifically, this article is about applying my automatic XML transformations to the following problem: Create my own HTML-standard which is truly extensible, to which it’s easy to add macroses and scripting, … Continue reading A New Independent Take on HTML Standards and How to Use My XML Templates in Practice

New flexible recursive retrieval of XML namespaces information

As an update to the previous version of the specification I have written a new draft of Automatic transformation between XML documents with different namespaces. This updated version supports the choice of the user to download only information referenced from the source or only information referenced from the destination. For example, it allows, when directly transforming from an XML namespace A to an XML namespace B, … Continue reading New flexible recursive retrieval of XML namespaces information

A new version of XML Namespaces Transformations specification

I’ve updated Automatic transformation between XML documents with different namespaces specification. The main difference of the last updated draft is that it supports running transformations on elements with namespaced attributes: It can be used for example to process XLink attributes, as in this example: <anchor xlink:type=”simple” xlink:href=”#someHeading”>a link</anchor> Note that the detailed example is not yet written and the specification is a rough draft. Continue reading A new version of XML Namespaces Transformations specification