Re: Understanding why <tag></tag> is the way it is (wa
On 03/08/07, G. Ken Holman <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > At 2007-08-03 19:19 +0200, Manfred Staudinger wrote: > >On 03/08/07, Abel Braaksma <abel.online@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > > > There is a cdata-section-elements on xsl:output, but not a > > > never-minimize-elements attribute or something similar. > >There is no need for such an attribute, because MSXML3 handles > >the two cases differently. If you specify in your stylesheet > ><div style="display: none"/> it becomes <div style="display: none" /> > >(invalid html) > >but > ><div style="display: none"></div> becomes <div style="display: none"></div> > >in the output. > > > >Note that there is _no_ need to using nbsp or xsl:comment to ensure > >valid html ! > > I disagree with your summary above based on my own experiences that > when using the HTML serialization with MSXML and other tools. The > distinction you make is for XML serialization, not for HTML > serialization. Speaking only about serialization with MSXML this holds for both xsl:output methods, XML and HTML. Why do you think its different for HTML? Manfred
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