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Submission request to W3C (W3C Staff Comment)

We, representatives of Electricité de France, hereby submit to the Consortium the following specification comprising the document(s) :
  1. Simple Tree Transformation Sheets 3
which collectively are referred to as "the submission". We request the submission be known as the "STTS3" submission.


The submission describes the format of STTS3 transformation rules. On one hand, STTS3 allow to modify the structure of a HTML or XML document, for instance inserting new elements depending on the context ; on the other hand, they allow to add CSS styles, rules or style sheets to a document or elements in a document. STTS3 specification uses CSS2 general syntax.

Intellectual property Rights

Electricité de France agrees that the submission may be copied, modified, and distributed by W3C staff and W3C members as part of the W3C process. Electricité de France claims no copyright interests in the documents comprising the submission.


The following are registered marks refered to in this request or the submission None


The submission may distributed within the membership of the W3C free of any fee.


The following points should be noted as regards licensable technology involved in any third party implementations of the technology specified in the submission: None

Suggested action

We suggest that the W3C work on transformations rules based on a CSS general syntax. We would be happy to see the submission as a starting point for this work.


To help with this work, we expect to be able to provide one part-time non-resident resource to the Consortium. This resource could consist of one part-time engineer.

Change control

Should any changes be required to the document, we would expect future versions to be produced by W3C process. We expect to be able to make the above resources available to help with this work.


Inquiries from the public or press about this submission should be directed to: Daniel Glazman, Daniel.Glazman@der.edfgdf.fr


this 23th of October 1998,
Electricité de France,
Jean-Marie Bernard.