Five Interesting Things

Volume 4, Issue 32; 29 Jun 2020

A screencast teaser for my Balisage paper and a new project.

I won’t give away too much in this post. Here’s the screencast:

IfThe beginning of the screencast gives a little background that’s not in that document so you might want to suffer through at least a couple of minutes of my amateur narration. you’re not enthusiastic about watching videos (which I’m usually not), you can just read the document. Fun fact: there’s an annotation in Chapter 5 that I forgot to click on!

The document doesn’t link to its PDF version, but that's available too.

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Very interesting Norm. Any idea on release date/reqirements?

—Posted by Dave Pawson on 29 Jun 2020 @ 03:30 UTC #

I intend to release it just before my Balisage presentation. It'll require an XSLT 3.0 processor. If you're using Saxon 10.x, you'll get some additional features provided by extension functions.

It'll eventually require an XProc 3.0 implementation, but mine's not ready enough yet, so it's wired together with XSLT features (like fn:transform).

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