[lug] [OT] (X)emacs mode for xslt?

Michael D. Hirsch mhirsch at nubridges.com
Wed Mar 12 12:43:45 MST 2003

On Wednesday 12 March 2003 02:26 pm, rm at fabula.de wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 12, 2003 at 02:11:22PM -0500, Michael D. Hirsch wrote:
> > On Tuesday 11 March 2003 10:37 pm, Scott Herod wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Has anyone had much experience editing XSLT in (x)emacs?  I'd love
> > > to have a mode that worked even half as well as the c-mode variants.
> > > xml-mode (which is built on PSGML-mode) just doesn't like to run
> > > without a DTD. Is it time to pull out the Lisp book?
> >
> > I've not had a lot of success using xml-mode in emacs--even when I
> > build a DTD.  On some system I get good results, and on others not.  I
> > don't know why.  Anything you figure out would be welcome.
> What kind of problems did you encounter? I never had any problems
> (btw. there is a special mode for creating/editing DTDs).

It doesn't font-lock correctly (no colors at all) and doesn't indent 
rationally.  Other Linux systems I have worked out of the box without 
customizing anything.  This one didn't work so I tried to get it working 
to no avail.


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