Originally posted by brothercake
Why have any truck with anything that makes that harder?
You're not. This is why IE is continuing to stunt and retard the future of the web.
The only advantage I've come across with client-side transformations is that you don't need a server with sablotron or something equivalent installed, which is an issue for some people. It also takes some load off the server, especially if you're transforming relatively large documents.