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After achieving to install rtf2xml (you could have mentioned that you need python-dev and python-profiler :/) I successfully converted complex_list_bullet.rtf from the test_files.
Well and then I search for a XSL Translator for PHP and found some extension that uses Sablotron.
I downloaded your transform package and passed the xml and xsl file to the translator.
First it complained about '<xsl:document' in header.xsl on line 102 (xsl:document doesn't seem to be a valid instruction in XSLT 1.0...?) so I commented that out.
Now it works but I just get plain text as output :S
Could you guys gimme some help about this? That would be terrific.
Oh, silly me. Forgot the change a parameter.
It seems to work but now the CSS and the XHTML is in the same output file :/
So I really need that <xsl:document href...> instruction. What about it? Why is it not recognized als valid XSL instruction by Sablotron?
Paul Henry Tremblay
Try changing the version="1.0" at the top to version="1.1"
My book on XSLT, written by Bob DuCharme, states:
Warning! Double-check your own processor's syntax for splitting up a result tree into multiple documents. It may be a variation on the syntax shown in this section.
Changing the version didn't help.
What about that statement? I don't quite understand what is meant there.
Ok, I saw that libxslt implements xsl:document. I'm gonna try it with that lib.
Well, it transforms without any errors now, but the result does not make any sense to me :/
This definitely does not look like the rtf complex_list_bullet.rtf. Anyone any ideas on this?
Paul Henry Tremblay
Sorry I didn't get back to you on the sabatron problem. Yes, xsltproc has the xsl:document, as does Saxon. I think Xalan has it too. I had just assumed all processors had it.
Unfortunately, I don't think I can give you much help on your current problem. You are right; the bullets don't get converted with xsl.
However, the stylesheets are more examples than anything else. I put most of my effort and time into the rtf2xml script itself, assuming anyone interested in the script would also know how to write an xslt stylesheet.
I just don't have the time to fix the stylesheet right now. It should be very easy to fix for anyone who knows xslt. Can you maybe ask on a mailing list?
Again, I am sorry the stylesheet is faulty. I realize I am misleading in describing the project in that I don't emphsize that the main work is in the script itself; the stylesheets are just an afterthought.
Indeed yes, but to have the full power of the converter it also needs the right stylesheets ;-)
And no problem, I appreciate any kind of help and it's not that important for me having an rtf2xhtml converter anyway, it would just a damn cool feature :)
Do you have me any tips where I could get help or who I could ask?