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Re: Convert a node-set to a string

Subject: Re: Convert a node-set to a string
From: David Frey <dpfrey@xxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 11:47:10 -0700
Re:  Convert a node-set to a string
On 11-03-25 11:06 AM, Martin Honnen wrote:
David Frey wrote:

The problem I think I am having is that my extension function expects a
string, but I am passing it a node-set. I want to convert the node-set
to a string rather than changing the extension function to accept a
node-set as a parameter. Is this possible?

Well what kind of string do you want, do you want to serialize the nodes back to XML markup? That has been done, for instance http://lenzconsulting.com/xml-to-string/.



I essentially am trying to do something like this with my extension function:


String extensionFunction(String inputXml)
{
    MyObject x = new MyObject();
    x.unmarshal(inputXml);
    return x.someComplexOperation();
}

So I want the extension function to parameter to be an XML string, not an escaped XML string.

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