Re: Using XHTML generated with W3C tidy.

Subject: Re: Using XHTML generated with W3C tidy.
From: Oliver Becker <obecker@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2000 17:01:49 +0200 (MET DST)
> I have a table in a XHTML document I have generated with the TIDY utility 
> from W3C.
> Now I want to extract some of the information stored in that document, but 
even if there is several table-tags in the document the following stylesheet 
doesn't match this template:
> <xsl:stylesheet version="1.0" 
>                 xmlns:xsl="";>
> <xsl:output encoding="iso-8859-1"/>
> <!-- /tr[position &gt; 2]-->
> <xsl:template match="table">
>   <xsl:if test="position()=2">
>     <xsl:value-of select="name()"/>
>   </xsl:if>
> </xsl:template>
> </xsl:stylesheet>

Most likely your generated XHTML contains a default namespace declaration.
xmlns=""; or the like

So you have to declare this namespace in your stylesheet (with prefix, 
say xhtml) and modify your templates like this
<xsl:template match="xhtml:table">

I hope this short answer helps.

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