RE: Preserving XHTML markup
> From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Eric Vitiello > Sent: Monday, February 04, 2002 8:08 PM > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: RE: Preserving XHTML markup > > > -- Michael Kay [Mon, 4 Feb 2002 18:32:11 -0000]: > >>?On 02/04/2002 07:01:59 PM +0100, Markus Spath wrote: > >>?>?<xsl:template match="mycustomtag"> > >>?>??<p> > >>?>???<xsl:copy-of select="." /> > >>?>??</p> > >>?>?</xsl:template> > >> > >>?Sorry, that's what I tried first. Thing is, it does the <p>?bit, > >>but > >>?doesn't preserve markup: you get: > > > >xsl:copy-of does preserve the markup. Perhaps you did xsl:value-of by > >mistake? > > > this brings up an interesting question. > > which is preferred, using xsl:copy-of or putting the XML in CDATA > tags, and using value-of? If you can control your markup and can be sure that it's well-formed XHTML, why escape it? If you do, it's almost impossible to be processed with XSLT. > I suppose it depends quite a bit on if the data is content or > construction - i.e. is his "Some HTML <b>here</b>" > > actual content, or is it part of the structure of the XML document? What's the difference? XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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