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XSL-FO Current Status

This page summarizes the relationships among specifications, whether they are finished standards or drafts. Below, each title links to the most recent version of a document.

Completed Work

W3C Recommendations have been reviewed by W3C Members, by software developers, and by other W3C groups and interested parties, and are endorsed by the Director as Web Standards. Learn more about the W3C Recommendation Track.

Group Notes are not standards and do not have the same level of W3C endorsement.

Standards

2006-12-05

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Version 1.1

This specification defines the features and syntax for the Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL), a language for expressing stylesheets. It consists of two parts:

  1. a language for transforming XML documents (XSLT), and

  2. an XML vocabulary for specifying formatting semantics.

An XSL stylesheet specifies the presentation of a class of XML documents by describing how an instance of the class is transformed into an XML document that uses the formatting vocabulary.

2001-10-15

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Version 1.0

This specification defines the features and syntax for the Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL), a language for expressing stylesheets. It consists of two parts:

  1. a language for transforming XML documents (XSLT), and

  2. an XML vocabulary for specifying formatting semantics.

An XSL stylesheet specifies the presentation of a class of XML documents by describing how an instance of the class is transformed into an XML document that uses the formatting vocabulary.

Group Notes

2012-04-03

Requirements for Japanese Text Layout

Describes requirements for general Japanese layout realized with technologies like CSS, SVG and XSL-FO. The document is mainly based on a standard for Japanese layout, JIS X 4051, however, it also addresses areas which are not covered by JIS X 4051.

Drafts

Below are draft documents: other Working Drafts . Some of these may become Web Standards through the W3C Recommendation Track process. Others may be published as Group Notes or become obsolete specifications.

Other Working Drafts

2013-07-25

Predefined Counter Styles

This document describes numbering systems used by various cultures around the world and can be used as a reference for those wishing to create user-defined counter styles for CSS.

2013-05-14

Requirements for Hangul Text Layout and Typography

This document describes requirements for general Korean language/Hangul text layout and typography realized with technologies like CSS, SVG and XSL-FO. The document is mainly based on a project to develop the international standard for Korean text layout. It is similar in intent to the Japanese Layout Requirements WG Note.

2012-01-17

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Version 2.0

This document describes initial design notes for version 2.0 of the Formatting Object (FO) part of the Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL).

2008-03-26

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Requirements Version 2.0

This document enumerates the collected requirements for a 2.0 version of XSL-FO.

Obsolete Specifications

These specifications have either been superseded by others, or have been abandoned. They remain available for archival purposes, but are not intended to be used.

Retired

2003-12-17

Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL) Version 1.1 Requirements

The XSL 1.0 specification defines the features and syntax for the Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL), a language for expressing stylesheets. This document enumerates the collected requirements for a 1.1 version of XSL.

1998-05-11

XSL Requirements Summary

This historial document gives a list of requirements we consider to be in scope for XSL in general with no reference to timing or target version. This document makes no statement about what specific requirements will be addressed in any particular Working Draft or version of XSL.