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From Marshall Roch <>
Subject Re: Skin colors from skinfconf into CSS
Date Mon, 29 Dec 2003 16:23:21 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> #cn {
>     background-image: url(../<xsl:value-of select="group-logo"/>);
>     display: block;
>     height: 17px;
>     width: 138px;
> }

Can you do something like this (note the quotes)?

background-image: url("../<xsl:value-of select="group-logo"/>");


background-image: url('../<xsl:value-of select="group-logo"/>');

There are browser bugs that will keep IE/Mac and possibly a few others 
from parsing url()s correctly with different kinds of quotes or lack 

> With XSLT this is IMHO as easy as it gets. I could do a thing though. I 
> can make an xml version of it and xslt it into becoming like the above 
> xslt:

<snipped XML example>

> What do you think, should I use the plain XSLT (which seems simple 
> enough for me) or go with the simplified version?

I prefer the XSLT version.  In fact, the XML version seems more 
confusing, because you have tags and character data to keep track of 
inside CSS, instead of just a tag.

Cool idea, though! :)

Marshall Roch

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