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From Jean-Christophe Kermagoret <...@bluexml.com>
Subject Re: Is Cocoon the right tool?
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2009 05:24:45 GMT
Hi,
Just have a look at the following link:
* http://re.be/css2xslfo/index.xhtml

Used in conjunction with Cocoon, I think it could be a kill app.

JC

Luca Morandini a écrit :
> Fernando wrote:
>>  
>>>> Just to make sure, are layouts like these possible?
>>>> http://jobmob.co.il/blog/more-beautiful-resume-ideas-that-work/
>>> Many, if not all, of these layouts can be created with CSS. Cocoon 
>>> would return clean (X)HTML (and many other formats) without any 
>>> particular style information. You would just need to ensure that the 
>>> HTML elements have appropriate id's.
>>
>> But how would this apply to rtf or pdf? I mean, there's no equivalent 
>> of CSS
>> for those formats...
>
> Embedding graphics is possible with both PDF and RTF, though they use 
> a completely different syntax from CSS.
>
> Therefore, for PDF you would have to manually write "translators" from 
> XML to FO using XSLT, than Cocoon would take care of transforming FO 
> to PDF... I guess you would have to do something similar for RTF 
> (never tried).
>
> Seems to me a rather... hmm... *interesting* assignment ;)
>
> Regards,
>
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>    Luca Morandini
> www.lucamorandini.it
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>
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