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Re: Creating, saving pages showing xml docs in various sort orders automatically

From: Peter Flynn <peter.nosp@-.--------.-->
To: NULL
Date: 3/21/2006 9:11:00 PM
vincemoon@r... wrote:
> I can see from
> http://72.14.203.104/search?q=cache:6f-yXCR3f8kJ:www.readol.net/books/computer/WEb/XML%2520Programming/xmlproghtml/32ch08b.htm+%22metadata+about+any+entity%22&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=3
> how XML is transformed by XSL into a sorted HTML table. That is, the
> XSL turns the XML, which is not alphabetically ordered by name, into a
> presentation that is alphabetically ordered by name.
> 
> What I would like to do, is to write code that would automatically
> create and save to disk, several different ordered lists pages, each
> page containing the given xml sorted by a different column, one page
> for each possible columnar sort.
> 
> Also, through the code I write, I want to be able to automatically
> force the created pages, to cross link to each other, so that clicking
> on a column header produces in the browser the XML in question sorted
> according to the order in the column titled by the clicked on column
> header.
> 
> Which software/programming language would be the best to use to
> accomplish the goals I have in mind?

XSLT2 has the ability to write multiple output files
(XSLT1 is restricted to one).

///Peter
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