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From Stefano Mazzocchi <stef...@apache.org>
Subject Re: AW: Reverse XSL:FO
Date Thu, 20 Apr 2000 21:04:50 GMT
Henning von Bargen wrote:
> There's a tool called ps2edit (an extension to ghostscript) that promises
> to convert files from PS or PDF to SVG, but I didn't test it.
> >From SVG, why should you then want to use XSL:FO ?
> SVG is a XML format in itself and you can use XSL to do whatever you want.

Like, for example, do neural OCR on the SVG vectors to get FO text using
XSLT stylesheets? good luck :)

Converting PS to FO is not different from converting JPG to MathML, or
WAV to VoxML. 

XSLT is great but not magic :)

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