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Subject: Re: [xsl] Trouble with special characters
From: "Wolfgang Laun wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx" <xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:37:31 -0000

Why are you trying to "transform"? The input XML is in the encoding defined
in the XML header. And the output encoding is set in the output statement.

-W

On 25 January 2016 at 18:27, a kusa akusa8@xxxxxxxxx <
xsl-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi:
>
> I am trying to transform special characters in an XML file using XSLT
> and I am having trouble with it.
>
> One of them that I am having trouble with is the degree symbol. The
> encoding is set to ISO-8859-1 because the system that consumes the XML
> is set to this encoding.
>
> So, on my XSL, I use the xsl:character-map and have mapped degree to
> &#176; But for some reason, when the XML is converted, I only see
> gibberish in place of the degree symbol.
>
> Degree - "C/B?B=
>
> I also have similar problems with the middle dot, null and section symbols.
>
> Any suggestions on this is greatly appreciated.
>
> Thank you in advance.


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