A Formatting Method for Transforming XML Data Into HTML

In this paper, the authors propose a fixed formatting method of PPX(Pretty Printer for XML). PPX is a query language for XML database which has extensive formatting capability that produces HTML as the result of a query. The fixed formatting method is to completely specify the combination of variables and layout specification operators within the layout expression of the GENERATE clause of PPX. In the experiment, a quick comparison shows that PPX requires far less description compared to XSLT or XQuery programs doing the same tasks.

Provided by: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Topic: Software Date Added: Sep 2010 Format: PDF

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