RE: display & as text
Thanks for the help however using "CDATA" would require manuel editing of the xml file. The source text contains or will contain lots of ampersands which I do not wish hand edit every copy and paste from time to time. ---------------------------------------- > From: liam@xxxxxx > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 17:43:41 -0400 > Subject: RE: display & as text > > On Fri, 2010-06-04 at 21:14 +0000, mas christ wrote: >> Someone asked for a reason. >> >> The reason is to copy and past text with ampersands into my xml file >> without having to convert one ampersand form into another. > > You can use > > *but* > > now if ]]> occurs in your input you must escape it. E.g. to put <[]> > into a string, you might try > > a space-ship]]> > but that does not work. Instead, you must write, > ]] > which I am sure you will agree is clearer. > > With XSLT, you might find it easier to include an external > text file, using unparsed-text(), assuming you are using XSLT 2. > > Liam > > -- > Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/ > Pictures from old books: http://fromoldbooks.org/ > Ankh: irc.sorcery.net irc.gnome.org www.advogato.org > _________________________________________________________________ The New Busy think 9 to 5 is a cute idea. Combine multiple calendars with Hotmail. http://www.windowslive.com/campaign/thenewbusy?tile=multicalendar&ocid=PID283 26::T:WLMTAGL:ON:WL:en-US:WM_HMP:042010_5
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