Some news from the W3C:
The XSL Working Group has published the First Public Working Draft of Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Requirements Version 2.0. This document enumerates the collected requirements for a 2.0 version of XSL Formatting Objects (XSL-FO), not for XSLT. XSL-FO is widely deployed in industry and academia where multiple output forms (typically print and online) are needed from single source XML. It is used in many diverse applications and countries on a large number of implementations to create technical documentation, reports and contracts, terms and conditions, invoices and other forms processing, such as driver’s licenses and postal forms. The XSL Working Group invites people to help prioritize the feature set of XSL 2.0 by completing a survey until the end of September 2008.
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W3C Publishes “XQuery Scripting Extension 1.0” and Use Cases Draft
The World WIde Web Consortium XML Query Working Group has published two First Public Working Drafts: “XQuery Scripting Extension 1.0” and “XQuery Scripting Extension 1.0 Use Cases.” The former defines an extension to XQuery 1.0 and XQuery Update facili…