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RE: Output encoding us-ascii and character references

Subject: RE: Output encoding us-ascii and character references
From: "Houghton,Andrew" <houghtoa@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 12:35:56 -0500
RE:  Output encoding us-ascii and character references
> From: Martin Honnen [mailto:Martin.Honnen@xxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 12:33 PM
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re:  Output encoding us-ascii and character references
> Houghton,Andrew wrote:
> > I'm using Saxon with Java 1.6.0_17 64-bit and with or
> without Xerces 2.9.1 under Vista and have an XSL 2.0 transform with:
> >
> > <xsl:output method="text" media-type="text/plain" encoding="us-ascii"
> />
> >
> > when I run the transform I get the following error:
> >
> > Output character not available in this encoding (decimal 697)
> >
> > I thought that when you specified us-ascii as an output encoding and
> a character was outside the encoding, then the XSL processor was
> suppose to render a character reference or was I dreaming?
> But you have asked for text/plain, not for xml or html.
> text/plain does not know any character references.

Doh... that's what I get for copying the xsl:output from another
transform and just changing the encoding. Sometimes you can stare
at something and never really see the problem.  Thanks, much.


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