XML, XSL, two of a family of extensible languages

Michel Goossens, CERN, CH

UKTUG Meeting, Oxford, September 12-13 September 1999


Contents

The quest for structured markup

HTML, its problems and the proposed solutions

XML: A set of Extensible Markup Languages

What is XML?

XML: A simple example

Understanding the XML Specification

Document-level information

Logical structures

Physical structures

Validating and non-validating processors

The Unicode character set

An examples of XML application: MathML

XML namespaces

Stylesheet languages: XSL

The XPath language

The XSLT transformation language


Michel Goossens / IT-ASD
Phone and Email Sunday, September 26th 1999