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Re: UTF-8 URL encoding with XSLT 1.0

Subject: Re: UTF-8 URL encoding with XSLT 1.0
From: "Martynas Jusevicius" <martynas.jusevicius@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 12:30:26 +0200
Re:  UTF-8 URL encoding with XSLT 1.0
Ok, in case anybody needs this:


This is how you use PHP functions from stylesheets. Remember to call
registerPhpFunctions() on the processor and include the PHP namespace
in XSL.

For URL encoding, the function would be: php:function('urlencode',

On 6/2/07, Martynas Jusevicius <martynas.jusevicius@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Ok, now I get it :) I'm using PHP's XSL, so I guess I'll go better
look for a way to call PHP's functions from stylesheets.


On 6/2/07, Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > is there a stylesheet somewhere to encode URLs in XSLT 1.0?
> > So far I'm using one from http://skew.org/xml/stylesheets/url-encode/
> > , but it looks like it cannot handle UTF-8.
> Doing UTF-8 is about five orders of magnitude harder than doing Latin-1.
> Instead of a table of 256 characters, you'll need a table of 1114111
> characters. You'll then need to implement the tricky bit-twiddling rules of
> UTF-8 encoding in a language that has no built-in bit-twiddling operators.
> And at the end it will be painfully slow.
> In short, doing this in pure XSLT 1.0 without extensions is pure masochism.
> Look for other options. Why are you doing it anyway?
> Michael Kay
> http://www.saxonica.com/

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