Subject: Re: [xsl] UBB Code and XSLT|
From: "J.Pietschmann" <j3322ptm@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2004 19:10:43 +0100
Mix of text and UBB code within CDATA ==transform UBB with XSLT== Result is HTML
Example of XML: <x> <y><![CDATA[This is an [b]EXAMPLE[/b]]]></y> </x>
HTML Result: This is an <b>EXAMPLE</b>
Again, that's not too difficult with an S&R template. (BTW in this case, the CDATA is redundant). Problems arise for text like This is [ an [ill/formed] [b=http://stuff:]EXAMPLE[/u]] Note that the brackets are even balanced :-) Building a parser which gets well formed XHTML out of this isn't easy whether in XSLT or any other language. In XSLT it will additionally take a lot of source code lines and is likely to be slow too.