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RE: replace

Subject: RE: replace
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 15:54:07 +0100
RE:  replace
You are trying to use an XSLT 2.0 construct with an XSLT 1.0 processor.

Michael Kay
http://www.saxonica.com/ 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charles Ohana [mailto:charles.ohana@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 12 June 2007 15:11
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re:  replace
> 
> Thank you. but ... I still have issues. The following code 
> returns the eror below. I must be missing something.
> 
> Error in expression replace(@name, 'Chuck', 'Charles'): Unknown system
> function: replace
> Transformation failed: Run-time errors were reported
> 
> <xsl:stylesheet version="2.0" 
> xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
>    <xsl:template match="/cnt">
>       <xsl:value-of select="replace(@name, 'Chuck', 'Charles')" />
>    </xsl:template>
> </xsl:stylesheet>
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David Carlisle" <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2007 9:05 AM
> Subject: Re:  replace
> 
> 
> >
> >> I want to replace "a" by "b"
> >
> > the code you posted, with Michael's change, would do that 
> assuming teh
> > EXSLT template is at the location implied by you rxsl:import.
> >
> >>  inside "/root/@description" .
> >
> > I suspect that you mean that you want to output the rest of 
> the document
> > unchanged, except for this change. XSLT will not do that 
> automatically
> > you neeed to add an "identity template" that copies each 
> node from the
> > input to the output. (google for modified identity 
> tramsformation, or
> > see examples in the faq or Jeni's site) the code you posted 
> would just
> > output the string value of the @description output, with 
> the replacement
> > made.
> > In XSLT2 you don't need any replace templates, just
> > select="replace(@description,'a','b')
> > will do the job.
> > Actually if you real example is a single letter you don't 
> need anything
> > other than
> > select="translate(@description,'a','b')
> > which would also work in xslt 1
> >
> > David
> >
> > 
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