DSSSL defines a programming language derived from Scheme, astandard functional programming language. This language is acomprehensive, standardized approach to querying the content of adocument, transforming the structure of documents, and providing styleto documents. DSSSL support is also incorporated into most open sourceLinux via the OpenJade tool. The DSSSL Book: An XML/SGML Programming Language providescomprehensive coverage of the language. Its approach is practical withnumerous examples and graphics explaining DSSSL concepts. The bookcovers the structure of a DSSSL document, its programming language,the groves data model, the query language, the transformation languageand the style language. Professionals rendering high-quality industrial-strength XML/SGMLdocuments and Linux developers and documentation writers will findthis book a prized reference source. Individuals maintaining DSSSLstylesheets, and technical managers in all types of publishing willfind in this book a way to give their documents a professional aspect,and a way to automate document processing in a modern way. Readers ofthe book will learn the necessary concepts to understand the DocBookDSSSL stylesheets and will learn the concepts on how to customizestylesheets. It is assumed that readers will be familiar with SGML.