RE: re: Generate identifier
For some reason Unicode doesn't classify this as a decomposable character (heaven only knows what criteria they were using). So you'll have to special-case it, I think. Regards, Michael Kay http://www.saxonica.com/ http://twitter.com/michaelhkay > -----Original Message----- > From: Vladimir Nesterovsky [mailto:vladimir@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] > Sent: 07 January 2010 13:27 > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: re: Generate identifier > > Hello! > > Proceeding with my original question. > > Is there a way to decompose characters like: > f 'LATIN SMALL LETTER AE' (U+00E6) > > into a separate letters? > Are there many such characters derived from Latin (I'll be > calling replace() if it's only one or two)? > > Thanks. > -- > Vladimir Nesterovsky > http://www.nesterovsky-bros.com/ > > > > I need to convert a string into an identifier. > > Earlier I was using the following function: > > > > > Now, I have to build a name with only containing [A-Za-z0-9] only. > > My problem is that I often see characters with modifiers > like 00E0 ` > > LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH GRAVE > > 00E1 a LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH ACUTE > > 00E2 b LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH CIRCUMFLEX > > 00E3 c LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH TILDE > > 00E4 d LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH DIAERESIS ... > > > > My questions: > > is it acceptable, from the perspective of a western > language, to replace those characters with a character > without modifier; > > is there a way to do this in xslt; > > any better option?
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