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Re: Transform all tags into attributes with some tags

Subject: Re: Transform all tags into attributes with some tags omitted
From: "Philipp Kursawe" <phil.kursawe@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 09:50:17 +0200
Re:  Transform all tags into attributes with some tags
Thanks for your quick response Michael. I will try the XSLT right away!

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 9:24 AM, Michael Ludwig <mlu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Philipp Kursawe schrieb:
>> <xsl:for-each
>> name="item-element" /></xsl:for-each>
>> [...] I do not like the select statement for the tags. I would rather
>> like to describe the exceptions so that tag added in the future are
>> automatically added as attributes without changing the xslt.
> Hi Philipp,
> I'd use a special mode to the transform, which by default converts
> elements to attributes and has exceptions in extra templates. Please
> try and modify the following to suit your needs:
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
>  xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
>  <xsl:template match="@*|node()"><!-- identity template -->
>    <xsl:copy>
>      <xsl:apply-templates select="@*|node()"/>
>    </xsl:copy>
>  </xsl:template>
>  <xsl:template match="item">
>    <xsl:copy><!-- transform elements to attributes -->
>      <xsl:apply-templates select="*" mode="attr"/>
>    </xsl:copy>
>  </xsl:template>
>  <xsl:template match="*" mode="attr"><!-- element to attribute -->
>    <xsl:attribute name="{name()}">
>      <xsl:value-of select="."/>
>    </xsl:attribute>
>  </xsl:template>
>  <!-- exceptions to this rule go here -->
>  <xsl:template match="MEINS | PACKGROESSE" mode="attr">
>    <!-- dispatch to identity template -->
>    <xsl:apply-templates select="."/>
>  </xsl:template>
> </xsl:stylesheet>
> Michael Ludwig

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