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Subject: Re: [xsl] Converting attribute value to XML!
From: "Rui Alberto L." Gonçalves <rui-l-goncalves@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 23 Jan 2004 16:48:37 +0000

Thanks Ken, it's working ok now....

Cheers,
Rui

On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 16:19, G. Ken Holman wrote:
> At 2004-01-23 15:28 +0000, Rui Alberto L." Gonçalves wrote:
> >I have a document that looks like:
> >
> ><result>
> >  <filed name="xpto" value="&lt;elem&gt;Hello&lt;elem&gt;"/>
> ></result>
> >
> >and I want to transform to :
> ><result>
> >  <filed name="xpto">Hello</elem>
> ></result>
> 
> That isn't well-formed so it isn't XML ... do you mean
> 
> <result>
>   <filed name="xpto"><elem>Hello</elem></filed>
> </result>
> 
> If so, it is a small change to your stylesheet:
> 
> >I tried:
> >
> ><xsl:template match="*">
> >   <xsl:element name="{name()}">
> >     <xsl:apply-templates select="node()|@*"/>
> >   </xsl:element>
> ></xsl:template>
> >
> ><xsl:template match="filed">
> >  <xsl:element name="filed">
> 
> You are missing the preservation of the name attribute:
> 
>    <xsl:copy-of select="@name"/>
> 
> >    <xsl:value-of select ="@value"/>
> 
> Change the above to:
> 
>    <xsl:value-of disable-output-escaping="yes" select="@value"/>
> 
> >  </xsl:element>
> ></xsl:template>
> >
> >but entities are not resolved. Any idea?
> 
> Resolved?  The entities represent text characters and in your old 
> stylesheet they went out as text characters so they had to be escaped.  By 
> turning off escaping you get what you want, but two caveats:
> 
>   (1) - a processor is not obliged to respect d-o-e=
> 
>   (2) - you can produce a non-well-formed result that isn't XML if you
>         have "bad" data in your text of your input
> 
> If you avoid d-o-e= then your output will *always* be well-formed XML.
> 
> I hope this helps.
> 
> .................... Ken
> 
> t:\ftemp>type rui.xml
> <result>
>   <filed name="xpto" value="&lt;elem&gt;Hello&lt;elem&gt;"/>
> </result>
> 
> t:\ftemp>type rui.xsl
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
> <xsl:stylesheet xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform"
>                  version="1.0">
> <xsl:template match="*">
>    <xsl:element name="{name()}">
>      <xsl:apply-templates select="node()|@*"/>
>    </xsl:element>
> </xsl:template>
> 
> <xsl:template match="filed">
>   <xsl:element name="filed">
>     <xsl:copy-of select="@name"/>
>     <xsl:value-of select ="@value" disable-output-escaping="yes"/>
>   </xsl:element>
> </xsl:template>
> 
> </xsl:stylesheet>
> t:\ftemp>saxon rui.xml rui.xsl
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><result>
>   <filed name="xpto"><elem>Hello<elem></filed>
> </result>
> t:\ftemp>
> 
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