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Re: open and closed tag merged into one using HTML out

Subject: Re: open and closed tag merged into one using HTML output
From: Mike Brown <mike@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 15:42:17 -0700 (MST)
textarea tag xml
J.Pietschmann wrote:
> David Smith wrote:
> > <textarea name="text"><xsl:value-of select="/root/description"/></textarea>
> > but when it is parsed, as there is no /root/description element, or it's 
> > empty, it comes out like this:
> > <textarea name="text"/>
> This should not happen if the output method was correctly set to HTML.

No, this is correct output, because the stylesheet has a default namespace set
(xmlns="http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/strict"). The spec calls for XML syntax to
be used when serializing an element that's not in the empty namespace.


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