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Re: Flattening characters to plain latin

Subject: Re: Flattening characters to plain latin
From: Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 16 Feb 2007 12:38:56 +0000
Re:  Flattening characters to plain latin
>>>>> "Abel" == Abel Braaksma <abel.online@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

    Abel> Michael Kay wrote:
    >> In XPath 2.0 I think you can achieve this using
    >> codepoints-to-string(string-to-codepoints(normalize-unicode($in,
    >> 'NFKD'))[.  lt 127])
    >> This splits composite characters into the base character plus
    >> modifiers, then strips off the modifiers.

    Abel> Wow! Some solutions to complex problems are just too pretty
    Abel> to ignore!  Reading the requirement of the OP, I would've
    Abel> never thought there was such an easy, solid and sound
    Abel> solution to it. May I nominate it for the Best XSLT 2 Coding
    Abel> Example Award?

No. Not unless you correct the error in it first.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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