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Subject: Re: [xsl] unparsed-text and normalize-space when parsing CSV files
From: "Hank Ratzesberger xml@xxxxxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 6 Dec 2014 00:22:13 -0000

Thanks Ken.  Lots of clues.  And that makes complete sense for the
parser to normalize line endings (did not know that). --Hank

On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 1:25 PM, G. Ken Holman g.ken.holman@xxxxxxxxx
<xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> At 2014-12-05 19:36 +0000, Hank Ratzesberger xml@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>
>> I was trying to parse a csv file.
>
>
> Perhaps you can get some clues from:
>
>   http://www.CraneSoftwrights.com/resources/#csv
>
> That runs either as a standalone stylesheet for command-line use or as an
> imported stylesheet to be called.
>
>> The problem was that I was defining a variable for the newline, which
>> I expected would match the native system:
>>
>> <xsl:variable name="nl">
>>     <xsl:text>
>> </xsl:text>
>> </xsl:variable>
>
>
> That won't match the native system because the end-of-line sequence of the
> stylesheet is translated into &#xa; on the way into the parsed XDM tree and
> so only &#xa; will be put out when done.
>
> I hope this helps.
>
> . . . . . . Ken
>
>
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