RE: [xsl] Difference between <when>x</when> and <when><text>x</text></when>

Subject: RE: [xsl] Difference between <when>x</when> and <when><text>x</text></when>
From: "Markus Karg" <karg@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 18:02:16 +0100
> Markus Karg wrote:
> >>> I noticed that XALAN 2.7.1 makes a difference between
> >>>
> >>> <when>
> >>>   x
> >>> </when>
> >>>
> >>> (Result *includes* line breaks and blanks)
> > you're confusing me: You wrote that whitespace shall be ignore
> xsl:text is used, but in fact, XALAN 2.7.1 does *not* ignore the white
> space, but actually INCLUDES it (check my 'Result...' comments below
> the examples)!
> >
> > Or did I misunderstand what you liked to say?
> White space _only_ text nodes are stripped. The 'when' element has a
> text node with white space and the character 'x' so in that case the
> text node is output with both the white space and the 'x'.

I understand! So the point is *not* that I used "xsl:text" in one place
but not the other, but that I used "breaks" in one place but not the
other! Ok, understood. Thanks for the clarification! :-)

Is there a portable way to tell that


shall be treated as if it would be




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