Style stylesheets to extend XSLT, Part 1

Use XSLT as a macro preprocessor

From the developerWorks archives

Joseph Kesselman

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: May 06, 2003

XSLT isn't just about styling documents for presentation. It's actually a very general-purpose document transformation processor. And as Joe demonstrates in this two-part series, stylesheets are themselves documents, so XSLT can be used as a portable preprocessor to automatically enhance the behavior of a stylesheet.

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