RE: [xsl] creating tags around a string

Subject: RE: [xsl] creating tags around a string
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 17:46:12 +0100
> But due to the deeper issues, which have to do not with the 
> mechanics of string-wrapping but with semantic inferencing 
> (getting the processor to discriminate between the parts of 
> your complex cases and label them correctly), my feeling is 
> that this is not wise even to attempt without a clear-eyed 
> assessment of the difficulties and limitations. This is one 
> of those cases where half a solution is often worse than 
> none, since it creates expectations that are then bound to be 
> disappointed.

I absolutely agree: though it might be a case where you can do 90% of the
job in XSLT and the remaining 10% by hand. Upconversion is often like that.

Michael Kay

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