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Re: [xsl] UBB Code and XSLT

Subject: Re: [xsl] UBB Code and XSLT
From: "J.Pietschmann" <j3322ptm@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2004 19:10:43 +0100

Karl J. Stubsjoen wrote:
Mix of text and UBB code within CDATA
==transform UBB with XSLT==
Result is HTML

Example of XML:
     <y><![CDATA[This is an [b]EXAMPLE[/b]]]></y>

HTML Result:
  This is an <b>EXAMPLE</b>

Again, that's not too difficult with an S&R template. (BTW in this case, the CDATA is redundant). Problems arise for text like This is [ an [ill/formed] [b=http://stuff:]EXAMPLE[/u]] Note that the brackets are even balanced :-) Building a parser which gets well formed XHTML out of this isn't easy whether in XSLT or any other language. In XSLT it will additionally take a lot of source code lines and is likely to be slow too.


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