RE: XSLT Replace for '<?xml:namespace>?
> I'm stuck trying to eliminate an opening tag from an XML > file. Keep in mind: I cannot change the format of the source > file. It has HTML embedded in a CDATA section. I am running a > series of regex replaces and concats to clean up the source. Presumably your "Source" below is this "HTML embedded in a CDATA section"? It doesn't look much like HTML to me! > > But occasionally the source file has a "<?xml:namespace > prefix = lbxrt />" tag stuck in the HTML section that I need > to simply delete. I am trying to use a regex group replace to > do this, but regex always leaves "<?" no matter what I do. > It's as if it starts the match after the "?". You haven't escaped the ? in your regex. "<?" in a regex matches "<" or nothing, it doesn't match "<?". You need "<\?". Note that writing the ? as an XML character reference doesn't escape it. Your ? is translated to a ? long before the regex parser sees it. Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/
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