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Subject: Re: [xsl] Xslt 2.0 disable-output-escaping attributes
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2004 18:31:35 GMT

> I would have expected the left angle bracket to still be an entity - is this correct?  

No the character map forces it to be exactly the string specified
without going through XML escaping, In your case the string specified is
the single character "<" (The fact that you entered that character using
the entity &lt; is irrelevant and in fact the xslt engine doesn't see
that entity in the input, it will have been expanded by the parser.

 <xsl:output-character character=">" string="&gt;"/>
 <xsl:output-character character="&gt;" string="&gt;"/>
 <xsl:output-character character=">" string=">"/>

all produce the same XML parse in the Xpath data model, so all form the
same input (and so, the same output) in xslt.

So you get out an unescaped <.

David

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