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Re: microsoft latest, bug with extension elements?

Subject: Re: microsoft latest, bug with extension elements?
From: Norman Walsh <ndw@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 31 Jul 2000 23:20:00 -0700
richard norman processor
/ Andrew Kimball <akimball@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> was heard to say:
| 2. Your second example is actually by design.  When we parse an XML
| document, we strip all non-significant (no xml:space in scope) space
| by default and replace it with bit flags that mark where space existed
| at one time (this cuts down the memory footprint significantly).  When

The conditions for stripping space are not controlled solely by the
xml:space attribute. You must also check the xsl:preserve-space and
xsl:strip-space directives. In particular, for stylesheet documents,
xsl:text has preserve-space semantics.

A processor that does not faithfully reproduce the whitespace
characters in an xsl:text element is not a conforming xslt processor.

                                        Be seeing you,

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XML Technology Center     | wealth, a sage replied, 'Has he also
Sun Microsystems, Inc.    | acquired the days in which to spend
                          | it?'--Solomon Ibn Gabirol

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