RE: Output encoding us-ascii and character references
> From: Martin Honnen [mailto:Martin.Honnen@xxxxxx] > Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 12:33 PM > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: Re: Output encoding us-ascii and character references > > Houghton,Andrew wrote: > > I'm using Saxon 188.8.131.52J with Java 1.6.0_17 64-bit and with or > without Xerces 2.9.1 under Vista and have an XSL 2.0 transform with: > > > > <xsl:output method="text" media-type="text/plain" encoding="us-ascii" > /> > > > > when I run the transform I get the following error: > > > > Output character not available in this encoding (decimal 697) > > > > I thought that when you specified us-ascii as an output encoding and > a character was outside the encoding, then the XSL processor was > suppose to render a character reference or was I dreaming? > > But you have asked for text/plain, not for xml or html. > text/plain does not know any character references. Doh... that's what I get for copying the xsl:output from another transform and just changing the encoding. Sometimes you can stare at something and never really see the problem. Thanks, much. Andy.
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