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Subject: Re: Unanticipated Results from text()
From: "Manfred Staudinger" <manfred.staudinger@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2007 19:56:47 +0100
Re:  Unanticipated Results from text()
On 23/02/07, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The Microsoft XML parser strips whitespace text nodes by default. (Indeed,
when running in IE from an xml-stylesheet PI it's impossible to prevent
I use xml-stylesheet PI and if the xml is served to IE this is how the XSLT
is initiated. However with <xsl:output method="html" indent="yes"/>
I found IE _is_ preserving the whitespace while with indent="no" the
whitespace gets striped.
I cannot say for sure how the MS XML parser works, but if you think about
"conditional comments", it may be possible, that parsing is done in more
than one stage.


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