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Subject: Re: using xsl:output-character to render characters in 2 ways
From: "G. Ken Holman" <gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2009 08:43:04 -0500
Re:  using xsl:output-character to render characters in
At 2009-12-23 10:56 +0000, Tom T wrote:
Yes, that works, but I thought it was deprecated.

Indeed it is! Which is why I was loath to recommend it.

Is there no better way in XSLT 2?

Absolutely there is: character maps.

But for some reason you don't want to use them.

. . . . . . . . . . Ken

On Tue, Dec 22, 2009 at 5:13 PM, G. Ken Holman
<gkholman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 2009-12-22 17:07 +0000, Tom T wrote:
>> One of the reasons I am using a character map in this example is to
>> create a CDATA section in the output:
>> <script type="text/javascript">//<![CDATA[
>> some.onload(function(){
>> });
>> //]]></script>
>> As I need '//' to appear before the CDATA section I cannot use the
>> cdata-section-elements <xsl:output/> attribute.
>> (Here's an example of why I need the '//':
>> http://javascript.about.com/library/blxhtml.htm )
>> Is there a way I can produce this kind of CDATA section in the output
>> without resorting to character maps?
> Though I loath to recommend it, you could use disable-output-escaping= as
> follows:
> <script type="text/javascript">//<xsl:text
> disable-output-escaping="yes">&lt;</xsl:text>![CDATA[
> some.onload(function(){
> }};
> //<xsl:text disable-output-escaping="yes">]]&gt;</xsl:text></script>
> I hope this helps.
> . . . . . . . . Ken

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