Re: Q.) Encode URL inside HTML Anchor Tag.

Subject: Re: Q.) Encode URL inside HTML Anchor Tag.
From: Jeni Tennison <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2000 14:21:16 +0000
Mike Brown wrote:
> Stephen Cunliffe wrote:
>> Is there a function/transformation available in XSL that will allow me
>> to encode URLs in HTML files?
> Some XSLT processors (namely SAXON) will automatically URL-encode the
> values of href attributes. Even though you can turn this off in SAXON,
> there are reasons why this is undesirable in general and I don't
> recommend that other processors adopt this practice.

Is Saxon just following the instructions for the HTML output method in

"The html output method should escape non-ASCII characters in URI
attribute values using the method recommended in Section B.2.1 of the
HTML 4.0 Recommendation."

Or does it go beyond this?

Jeni Tennison

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