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From Belinda Garcia <Belinda.Gar...@central.sun.com>
Subject RE: Book recommendations
Date Thu, 07 Dec 2000 15:38:03 GMT
I've looked at the XSL Companion and it really sucks! The best XSLT book out 
there that I'm aware of is XSLT Programmer's Reference by Wrox. However, it 
doesn't cover any FO.

Belinda

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> From: "Malloy, John W." <MallJo@ncslink.com>
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> Subject: RE: Book recommendations
> Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2000 11:30:28 -0600 
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> The XML Bible by Elliote Rusty Harold, while a tad out of date, has a pretty
> good XSL section.  It has kept me from asking too many dumb questions, I
> know that much.  I know FOP people are familiar with it because I noticed a
> reference to it on the apache site.  There's an online update to the book
> which contains its entire XSL section.  Pretty useful, especially for newer
> people:
> 
> http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible/updates/
> <http://www.ibiblio.org/xml/books/bible/updates/> 
> 
> Malloy
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Hani Elabed [SMTP:hani@elabed.net]
> Sent:	Wednesday, December 06, 2000 8:34 AM
> To:	fop-dev@xml.apache.org
> Subject:	Re: Book recommendations
> 
> Steve and others,
> 
> There is a book unlike other, that tries 
> really hard at describing the fo command
> set in details by showing graphics etc..
> Chapter 17, titled "XSL" talks about 
> Formatting Objects pretty much 60 pages.
> 
> Again, sometimes, it is ahead of FOP,
> sometimes it is behind. but the diagrams
> and schematic are really nice...
> "a picture is worth a 1000 words."
> 
> "The XSL Companion" Addison-Wesley
> by Neil Bradley
> 
> Enjoy,
> 
> Hani
> COFFMAN Steven wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> >         I think it would be a good idea to keep a list of book
> > recommendations for FOP newbies. What good books are there for XSL:FO,
> SAX2,
> > SVG, etc. ? Any personal favorites? I'd like FOP user as well as developer
> > input. The Cocoon folks are coming up with their own lists.
> > -Steve


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