[odf-discuss] Native ODF support in browsers
inge at lysator.liu.se
Mon Oct 23 05:10:55 EDT 2006
On Monday 23 October 2006 10.37, Lars D. Noodén wrote:
> It sounds like there is potentially a different rendering engine there for
> each DTD, one for XHTML and one for ODF. Is that correct?
No, it distinguishes by mime type rather than DTD. There are other data
formats than XML, you know. :-)
> What I am wondering about is the practicality of a generic XML rendering
> engine which can handle arbitrary DTDs, schemas. There is a lot of not
> well-formed, invalid stuff calling itself HTML or XHTML, but I'm
> wondering about only the well-formed documents at this time.
I'm a bit sceptic, but would like to be proven wrong. I can't really see how
a generic XML renderer can render all the intriciacies of ODF unless the
style sheets are very much more advanced than I think they are.
> Lars Noodén
> Ensure access to your data in the future
> On Mon, 23 Oct 2006, Arend van Beelen jr. wrote:
> > KHTML is the KDE HTML rendering engine, similarly to how Gecko is the
> > rendering engine for Firefox. KHTML presents itself as a KPart to
> > Konqueror, and so HTML content thrown at Konqueror is rendered using
> > KHTML. Similarly, KWord also provides a KPart which can render ODF
> > documents, and thus Konqueror can render ODF.
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