[wp-hackers] XSL for feeds

Robert Deaton false.hopes at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 23:17:52 GMT 2006

On 4/10/06, Andrew Krespanis <leftjustified at gmail.com> wrote:
> I must be missing something here... does IE not support styling of XML with CSS?

I'm not sure

> If it does, why don't we just use CSS to style the RSS feed; thereby
> killing off the need for newbies to learn another language? I don't
> know about you guys, but I found learning XSL a hell of a lot more
> daunting than learning CSS.

There are reasons for XSL over CSS, namely the need for
transformations of some sort. http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS-vs-XSL

> It's not like people are going to need to do anything real crazy (eg:
> CSS tables via display:table; etc) with their RSS feeds, so surely CSS
> would suffice?

IE doesn't support display: table; anyways

--Robert Deaton

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