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Subject: Re: Re: [xsl] Group various elements with empty tags (flat XML structure to hierarcial XML)
From: António Mota <amsmota@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2005 14:25:07 +0000

Yes, but isn4t that the default template beahviour? So, if you don't
put that you'll have those nodes copied just the same. The interest is
to define *what changes*, not what stays the same...


On Thu, 06 Jan 2005 14:53:17 -0500, cknell@xxxxxxxxxx <cknell@xxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
> Because you asked for them in your output. That is to say, your sample
output showed them as being passed through to the output unchanged.
> --
> Charles Knell
> cknell@xxxxxxxxxx - email
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From:     Antsnio Mota <amsmota@xxxxxxxxx>
> Sent:     Thu, 6 Jan 2005 19:39:25 +0000
> To:       xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:  Re: [xsl] Group various elements with empty tags (flat XML
structure to hierarcial XML)
>
> Why do you need
>
> >    <xsl:template match="id|type|count|language">
> >       <xsl:copy-of select="." />
> >    </xsl:template>
>
> ??
>
> On Thu, 06 Jan 2005 14:29:15 -0500, cknell@xxxxxxxxxx <cknell@xxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
> > <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
> >    <xsl:output method="xml" indent="yes" encoding="UTF-8" />
> >    <xsl:strip-space elements="*" />
> >
> >    <xsl:template match="/">
> >       <xsl:apply-templates />
> >    </xsl:template>
> >
> >    <xsl:template match="Record">
> >       <Record>
> >          <xsl:apply-templates />
> >       </Record>
> >    </xsl:template>
> >
> >    <xsl:template match="id|type|count|language">
> >       <xsl:copy-of select="." />
> >    </xsl:template>
> >
> >    <xsl:template match="firstname">
> >       <NAME>
> >          <xsl:copy-of select="." />
> >          <xsl:copy-of select="following-sibling::lastname[1]" />
> >       </NAME>
> >    </xsl:template>
> >
> >    <xsl:template match="street">
> >       <ADDRESS>
> >          <xsl:copy-of select="." />
> >          <xsl:copy-of select="following-sibling::city[1]" />
> >          <xsl:copy-of select="following-sibling::country[1]" />
> >          <xsl:copy-of select="following-sibling::postal_code[1]" />
> >       </ADDRESS>
> >    </xsl:template>
> >
> >    <xsl:template
match="initial|lastname|city|country|postal_code|amount1|amount2|amount3" />
> >
> > </xsl:stylesheet>
> > --
> > Charles Knell
> > cknell@xxxxxxxxxx - email
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:     M Glenties <mglenties@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent:     Thu, 06 Jan 2005 13:55:59 -0500
> > To:       xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject:  [xsl] Group various elements with empty tags (flat XML structure
to hierarcial XML)
> >
> > I need to convert a flat xml document to something more hierarcial by
> > surrounding some elements with other empty elements.
> >
> > Original XML:
> > ------------
> > <Record>
> >    <id>102</id>
> >    <type>O</Type>
> >    <count>37</count>
> >    <firstname>Joe</firstname>
> >    <lastname>Smith</lastname>
> >    <initial>A</initial>
> >    <street>35 Main Street</street>
> >    <city>Moosejaw</city>
> >    <country>Sasaktchewan</country>
> >    <postal_code>TOEOPO</postal_code>
> >    <amount1>1.23</amount1>
> >    <amount2>4.56</amount2>
> >    <amount3>7.89</amount3>
> >    <language>E</language>
> > </Record>
> >
> > Desired Output:
> > --------------
> > <Record>
> >    <id>102</id>
> >    <type>O</Type>
> >    <count>37</count>
> >    <NAME>
> >       <firstname>Joe</firstname>
> >       <lastname>Smith</lastname>
> >    </NAME>
> >    <ADDRESS>
> >       <street>35 Main Street</street>
> >       <city>Moosejaw</city>
> >       <country>Saskatchewan</country>
> >       <postal_code>TOEOPO</postal_code>
> >    </ADDRESS>
> >    <language>E</language>
> > </Record>
> >
> > My stylesheet:
> > -------------
> > <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0"
> > xmlns:xsl="http://www.w3.org/1999/XSL/Transform">
> >     <xsl:template match="node()|@*">
> >       <xsl:copy>
> >          <xsl:apply-templates select="node()|@*"/>
> >     </xsl:copy>
> >   </xsl:template>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="Record">
> > <Record>
> >    <xsl:apply-templates select="lastname" mode="Name"/>
> >    <xsl:apply-templates select="postal_code" mode="PC"/>
> > </Record>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="lastname" mode="Name">
> > <NAME>
> > <xsl:apply-templates
> > select="preceding::firstname[generate-id(following::lastname[1])  >
generate-id(current())]"/>
> > <xsl:apply-templates select="."/>
> > </NAME>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="postal_code" mode="PC">
> > <ADDRESS>
> > <xsl:apply-templates
> > select="preceding::street[generate-id(following::postal_code[1])  >
generate-id(current())]"/>
> > <xsl:apply-templates select="."/>
> > </ADDRESS>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > <xsl:template match="Record/*">
> > <xsl:copy-of select="."/>
> > </xsl:template>
> >
> > </xsl:stylesheet>
> >
> > My output:
> > --------------
> > <NAME>
> >    <firstname>Joe</firstname>
> >    <lastname>Smith</lastname>
> > </NAME>
> > <ADDRESS>
> >    <street>35 Main Street</street>
> >    <postal_code>TOEOPO</postal_code>
> > </ADDRESS>
> >
> > Can anyone tell me where I have gone wrong? I'm missing <id>, <type> etc,
> > and my xsl returns only 2 elements when more are sometimes required.
> >
> > Thanks for your time,
> > M Glenties
> >
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